Facts about William Standish Knowles

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William Standish Knowles is a famous Scientist from USA, he/she is 102 years old and still alive, born June 1, 1917.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by William.

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Famous quotes by William Standish Knowles (14)


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"To my father, business was the highest calling, but to my mother, medicine was the top profession"
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"I was one who liked to work with my hands as well as my brain"
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"I can't think of any relatives that ever went into science"
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"At the time my dog had a fungus on her chest that wouldn't heal and resisted treatment. I made an ointment with our product and it cleared up in two days. She lived to 17 years"
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"In those days I was terrible at athletics and never made a team, but quite easily led my class in academics"
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"I was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on June 1, 1917, but I actually grew up in nearby New Bedford"
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"At Harvard I majored in chemistry with a strong inclination toward math"
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"My family background was heavily slanted toward business and seafaring matters"
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"I'll never forget the fall colors on the Berkshires"
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"I was particularly good at math and science"
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"My family gave me the best in education"
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"Later in the fifties I got involved in kinetic studies using my long forgotten math background"
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"In those days industry would hire any chemist that could breathe"
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"At this point I was strongly advised that I was too young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover, another boarding school"


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