Willis R. Whitney Quotes

Who the Hell is Willis R. Whitney?

American chemist and founder of the General Electric Company's research laboratory back in the days.

Born August 22, 1868
Died January 09, 1958

Best Quotes by Willis R. Whitney

“Necessity is not the mother of invention. Knowledge and experiment are its parents.”

Willis R. Whitney

“Our immediate interests are after all of but small moment. It is what we do for the future, what we add to the sum of man's knowledge, that counts most.”

Willis R. Whitney

“Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do something, when all they need is one reason why they can.”

Willis R. Whitney

“The valuable attributes of research men are conscious ignorance and active curiosity.”

Willis R. Whitney