Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.- Maude Adams
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.- Edmund Wilson
The only guaranteed way to be a genius is to surround yourself with idiots.- Ziad K. Abdelnour
Mr Robert Montgomery’s genius [is] far too free and aspiring to be shackled by the rules...- Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discov- James Joyce
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|Birth:||26th December, 1791|
|Death:||18th October, 1871|
|Profession:||Inventor, Mathematician, Mechanical Engineer, Philosopher|
Charles Babbage was born in London, England. He was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer. He is best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer. Considered a "father of the computer", Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to more complex designs.
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