Robert Stawell Ball Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“The intrinsic brightness of theSun is fully 5,000 times as great as if the whole surface were formed of the molten steel just issuing from the Bessemer converter.”
 Robert Stawell Ball 
“Man is a creature adapted for life under circumstances which are very narrowly limited. A few degrees of temperature more or less, a slight variation in the composition of air, the precise suitability of food, makes all the difference between health and sickness; between life and death.”
 Robert Stawell Ball 
“The problem that first demands solution is to discover the disruptive agent which would be potent enough to rip the Cloghvorra Stone from its parent bed, to bear it down the valley for miles, and to cast it on the mountain side.”
 Robert Stawell Ball 
“The moons of Uranus seem to have got a twist.”
 Robert Stawell Ball
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