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Arthur Young Quotes





God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
 

Science already contained all that was necessary, if you just brought it out.
 

The purpose creates the machine.
 

The spirit or life spark which animates this manifestation could be called God.
 

The tendency of philosophers who know nothing of machinery is to talk of man as a mere mechanism, intending by this to imply that he is without purpose. This shows a lack of understanding of machines as well as of man.
 

There is a great difference between a good physician and a bad one; yet very little between a good one and none at all.