Michael Faraday quotes

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Michael Faraday quotes

1.“A man who is certain he is right is almost sure to be wrong.” – Michael Faraday

2.“I can at any moment convert my time into money, but I do not require more of the latter than is sufficient for necessary purposes.” – Michael Faraday

3.“Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.” – Michael Faraday

4.“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it” – Michael Faraday

5.“The important thing is to know how to take all things quiet.” – Michael Faraday

6.“There’s nothing quite as frightening as someone who knows they are right.” – Michael Faraday

7.“Shall we educate ourselves in what is known, and then casting away all we have acquired, turn to ignorance for aid to guide us among the unknown” – Michael Faraday

8.“All are sure in their days except the most wise … He is the wisest philosopher who holds his theory with some doubt” – Michael Faraday

9.“The philosopher should be a man willing to listen to every suggestion, but determined to judge for himself. He should not be a respector of persons, but of things. Truth should be his primary object.”

10.“But I must confess I am jealous of the term atom; for though it is very easy to talk of atoms, it is very difficult to form a clear idea of their nature, especially when compounded bodies are under consideration” – Michael Faraday

11.“I am no poet, but if you think for yourselves, as I proceed, the facts will form a poem in your minds.” – Michael Faraday

12. “It is right that we should stand by and act on our principles; but not right to hold them in obstinate blindness, or retain them when proved to be erroneous.”- Michael Faraday

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