Michael Faraday Quotes

Who is Michael Faraday?

Michael Faraday was an British scientist.

Born September 22, 1791
Died August 25, 1867

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Best 10 Quotes by Michael Faraday

“A man who is certain he is right is almost sure to be wrong.”

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

“But still try, for who knows what is possible?”

“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.”

“I have far more confidence in the one man who works mentally and bodily at a matter than in the six who merely talk about it.”

“Lectures which really teach will never be popular; lectures which are popular will never really teach.”

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

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“The world little knows how many of the thoughts and theories which have passed through the mind of a scientific investigator, have been crushed in silence and secrecy by his own severe criticism and adverse examination!”

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

“Work, finish, publish.”

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