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 Works of Daniel Webster (1853), p. 377, "Reception at New York"
“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.”
The New Statesman (1933-02-25)
“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”
The Life of Luther Written by Himself (H.G. Bohn, 1862), p. 7
“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”
The Effective Executive (1993)
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.