Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.- Thurgood Marshall
This war is not necessary. We are truly sleepwalking through history.- Robert Byrd
Live out of your imagination, not your history.- Stephen R. Covey
History is an angel being blown backwards into the future.- Laurie Anderson
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|Birth:||12th March, 1835|
|Death:||11th July, 1909|
|Profession:||Astronomer, Economist, Mathematician, Writer|
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