The barrier has begun to yield.
John Herschel was the son of the famous astronomer William Herschel, who discovered Uranus.
Every student who enters upon a scientific pursuit, especially if at a somewhat advanced period of life, will find not only that he has much to learn, but much also to unlearn.
To the natural philosopher, there is no natural object unimportant or trifling. From the least of Nature’s works he may learn the greatest lessons.
All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high, and contained in the sacred writings.
There is a principle in the heart of music which has yet to be discovered.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Speculations apparently the most unprofitable have almost invariably been those from which the greatest practical applications have emanated.
Occurrences which according to received theories ought not to happen, are the facts which serve as clues to new discoveries