Thomas Young Quotes (3 quotes)
as quoted by Horatio B. Williams, Thomas Young, The Man and Physician, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 35-49 (1930)
On the Theory of Light and Colors, Philosophical Transactions (1802)
Variant translation: For all that has been — thanks. For all that will be — yes. - Markings (1964)
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (1925)
“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”
Speech on the twenty-fourth anniversary of Emancipation in the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. (April 1886)
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Bio: Thomas Young was an English genius and polymath, admired by, among others, William Herschel and Albert Einstein. He is famous for having partly deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphs before Jean-Francois Champollion eventually expanded on his work.