Hans Sloane Quotes

Who is Hans Sloane?

Sir Hans Sloane was an Irish physician and collector of rarities who is known for creating chocolate milk... Yep, I wish I was making this up, but I’m not.

Born April 16, 1660
Died January 11, 1753

Best Quotes by Hans Sloane

“The knowledge of Natural-History, being Observation of Matters of Fact, is more certain than most others, and in my slender Opinion, less subject to Mistakes than Reasonings, Hypotheses, and Deductions are; ... These are things we are sure of, so far as our Senses are not fallible; and which, in probability, have been ever since the Creation, and will remain to the End of the World, in the same Condition we now find them.”

Hans Sloane

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