Benjamin Waterhouse Quote
“Tobacco is a filthy weed, That from the devil does proceed, It drains your purse, it burns your clothes, And makes a chimney of your nose.”
Quoted in Dirk J. Struik, Yankee Science in the Making (1948)
Earliest reference found in: "Young Children, Volume 53" (1964), p. 375. Probably apocryphal.
Reflections and Maxims (1746), No. 103
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1972 - ISBN: 9780547564012
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBenjamin Waterhouse
Bio: Benjamin Waterhouse was a physician, co-founder and professor of Harvard Medical School. He is most well known for being the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States, which he carried out on his own family.