Scientists, Inventors & Medicine | Quotations
WILLIAM H. BARTON, JR. His handwritten quotation, an appropriate one for the Curator of the Hayden Planetarium Autograph Quotation signed: "'The night has a thousand eyes'/Wm H. Barton, Jr./Hayden Planetarium/Feb. 16, 1937", 6x4½. William H. Barton, Jr. read more...
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NEIL BURGESS The famed Vaudevillian pens this autograph quotation in black ink on lined paper Autograph Quotation signed: “Marriage is riskey bizness [sic]/ County Fair/ Neil Burgess/ Sept 9 1900”, in black ink, 5½x3. read more...
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ARTHUR C. CLARKE Clark handwrote, signed and dated this quotation from his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey in 1991. Comes with an Arthur C. Clarke bookplate affixed above quotation. Autograph Quotation signed: "Arthur C Clarke/31 Dec 91", 1 page, 7¼x10¼. Personalized 3x4 Arthur C. read more...
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WILHELM DORR Autograph Quotation praising fellow airship pioneer, Count Zeppelin Autograph Quotation signed: "W. E. Dorr", 5¾x3½. In German, fully translated: "Count Zeppelin was a role model of German toughness; his blimp [Luftschiff] is an expression of German skills. read more...
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Historian and philosopher John Fiske wrote a quotation from his 1874 book Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy - "We are not the autocrats, but the servants and interpreters of Nature" - on this small card in purple ink. Accompanied by front panel of original mailing envelope. read more...
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ROY GLAUBER. Autograph Quotation signed: "Peabody is not so far from/Cambridge -/Roy Glauber Feb. 16, 2006", 5x3 card. Glauber was co-recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence". read more...
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WILFRED GRENFELL. Autograph Quotation signed: "Follow me - I will make you/a fisher of men/With best wishes/Wilfred Grenfell", 8x3¾ album leaf. Unidentified signature on verso ("J Leale (?)". read more...
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JULES LEVY Autograph Musical Quotation with a short verse added, signed by him in 1893 Autograph Musical Quotation signed: "Feb. 21st 1893/[He has written 8 measures of musical notation here]/ When this you see/Remember me/Yours sincerely/Jules Lev". 8¾x5½. read more...
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OLIVER LODGE The British physicist who began investigating the possibly of life after death pens a quote on the sheet of paper Autograph Quotation Signed: "Oliver Lodge 88", 1p, 3½x3½. read more...
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ROBERT A. MILLIKAN. AQS: "Robert A. Millikan," 1p, 5x3 card. No place, no date. In full: "The quality of mercy is not strained,/it droppeth like the gentle rain from/Robert A. Millikan." Millikan was the first to isolate the electron and measure its charge (1911). read more...
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WALTER B. PITKIN - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 02/10/1922 CO-SIGNED BY: MARY GRAY PITKIN - HFSID 85680Small sheet of paper signed with a quotation by author Walter B. Pitkin in 1922 and by his wife Mary Gray Pitkin. Walter B. Pitkin wrote The Psychology of Happiness, Life Begins at 40 and, of course, A Short Introduction to the History of Human Stupidity. read more...
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ALBERT B. SABIN Small slip of paper signed by virologist Albert B. Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine, and typed with his favorite quotation Quotation signed "Albert B. Sabin". 1 page, 8½x5½. read more...
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RICHARD VOLKMANN ("LEANDER"). AQS: "Richard Volkmann/Leander", 1p, 5¼x7¼. Halle, 1881 August 3. Four lines in German, translated. In full: "It's difficult to walk alone, and very few/may succeed;/But if you want to try you have to/step out of yourself. read more...
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MARSHALL P. WILDER Words of wisdom from the successful merchant, politician and horticulturalist Autograph Quotation signed: "Be just and fear not! So shalt/thou rejoice in the favor of/God & Man.Marshall P. Wilder/Dorchester/August 26, 1877",6¾x4. Marshall P. read more...
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MARSHALL P. WILDER Early in the Civil War, the horticulturalist speaks out on the conflict: "Peace & Freedom if possible, but first the maintenance of Union and the enforcement of the Laws." Autograph Quotation signed: "Marshall P. Wilder", 1p, 4½x7¼. No place, 1861 October 23. read more...
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