Facts about William Whewell

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William Whewell was a famous Philosopher from England, who lived between May 24, 1794 and March 6, 1866.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by William.

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Famous quotes by William Whewell (6)


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"Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending downwards"
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"It is a test of true theories not only to account for but to predict phenomena"
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"The system becomes more coherent as it is further extended. The elements which we require for explaining a new class of facts are already contained in our system. In false theories, the contrary is the case"
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"We cannot observe external things without some degree of Thought; nor can we reflect upon our Thoughts, without being influenced in the course of our reflection by the Things which we have observed"
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"Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise"
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"Every failure is a step to success"


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