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)
“Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.”
As quoted in "Karl Kraus" by Harry Zohn, Frederick Ungar A Book, 1980 - ISBN: 9780804429900
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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.