William Gilbert

1540 - 1603

A Quote by William Gilbert on discovery and secrets

In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.

William Gilbert (1540 - 1603)

Source: De Magnete (On the Magnet), 1600

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Gilbert on philosophy

Philosophy is for the few.

William Gilbert (1540 - 1603)

Source: De Magnete (On the Magnet), 1600

Contributed by: Zaady

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