Alessandro Volta quotes

  • You must be ready to give up even the most attractive ideas when experiment shows them to be wrong.
    -- Alessandro Volta

    #Giving Up #Ideas #Attractive

  • Each metal has a certain power, which is different from metal to metal, of setting the electric fluid in motion.
    -- Alessandro Volta

    #Science #Differences #Different

  • What is it possible to do well, in physics particularly, if things are not reduced to degrees and measures?
    -- Alessandro Volta

    #Degrees #Physics #Wells

  • I continue coupling a plate of silver with one of zinc, and always in the same order... and place between each of these couples a moistened disk. I continue to form a column. If the column contains about twenty of these couples of metal, it will be capable of giving to the fingers several small shocks.
    -- Alessandro Volta

    #Couple #Zinc #Order

  • Don’t give up. You’ll regret it.

  • I bought abandon dearAnd sold all piety for pleasure.My own free spirit I have followed,And never will I give up lust.

  • Don't ever give up. Believe in yourself or no one else will. My personal saying is: 'I'd rather die knowing that I tried to do what I love.'

  • Universities are not here to be mediums for the coercion of other people, they're here to be mediums for the free exchange of ideas.

  • The man with but one idea in his head is sure to exaggerate that to top-heaviness, and thus he loses his equilibrium.

  • You are very attractive. And your greatest charm is that you do not realise it!

  • You become more attractive when you love yourself. You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.

  • Beauty is the attractive power of perfection.

  • I have no will of my own. Never did. Limp and lily-livered, I always obey - is it possible that's attractive to women?

  • I like attractive people who aren't so terribly aware that they are attractive... people who aren't afraid to roll on the floor and make fools out of themselves.