Thomas Young Quotes (3 quotes)


Quotes by other famous authors
Hedy Lamarr
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: "Speaker's Handbook of Epigrams and Witticisms" (Harper, 1955) by Herbert Victor Prochnow, p. 27. Also in: The Stars (1962) by Richard Schickel
Douglas Adams
Source/Notes:
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
Dr. Seuss
Source/Notes:
Earliest reference found in a webpage updated in 1997: http://web.archive.org/web/19980122214055/http://www.iwaynet.net/~wstocks/fun/seuss.html


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Thomas Young
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Thomas YoungShare on Facebook

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.

Quote of the day

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.

Popular Authors

Daniel Webster
Washington Irving
Douglas Adams
Denis Diderot
Hermann Hesse
Buckminster Fuller
Erich Fromm
Muhammad Ali
Helen Keller
John Quincy Adams
Francis Bacon
Adlai Stevenson
Vaclav Havel
Nelson Mandela
Thomas Hobbes
Black Elk