Mary Somerville Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“Nothing has afforded me so convincing a proof of the unity of the Deity as these purely mental conceptions of numerical and mathematical science which have been by slow degrees vouchsafed to man, and are still granted in these latter times by the Differential Calculus, now superseded by the Higher Algebra, all of which must have existed in that sublimely omniscient Mind from eternity.”
 Mary Somerville 
“Television won't last. It's a flash in the pan.”
 Mary Somerville 
“Nothing has afforded me so convincing a proof of the unity of the Deity as these purely mental conceptions of numerical and mathematical science.”
 Mary Somerville 
“The most savage people are also the ugliest.”
 Mary Somerville 
“No circumstance in the natural world is more inexplicable than the diversity of form and color in the human race.”
 Mary Somerville
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