Leo Baekeland Quotes (5 quotes)
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.”
to Edwin L James of the New York Times (1928)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLeo Baekeland
Born: November 14, 1863
Died: February 23, 1944 (aged 80)
Bio: Leo Hendrik Baekeland was a Belgian chemist who invented Velox photographic paper and Bakelite, an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and popular plastic, which marks the beginning of the modern plastics industry.