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)
“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”
―Pearl S. Buck
To My Daughters, With Love (1967), "To You on Your First Birthday"
“Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.”
―W. Clement Stone
"A living philosophy". As quoted in "Og Mandino's Treasury of Success Unlimited" (Pocket Books, 1984), p. 53
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.
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“I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished.”