Facts about Humphry Davy

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Humphry Davy was a famous Scientist from United Kingdom, who lived between December 17, 1778 and May 29, 1829. He/she became 50 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 7 quotes who is written / told by Humphry.

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Famous quotes by Humphry Davy (7)


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"The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw"
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"Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort"
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"I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes"
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"Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking"
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"In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy... its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?"
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"When two elements combine and form more than one compound, the masses of one element that react with a fixed mass of the other are in the ratio of small whole numbers"
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"The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures"


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