Sir William George Armstrong
(26 Nov 1810 - 27 Dec 1900)
English inventor, engineer and industrialist in hydraulic engineering, shipbuilding and artillery.
Science Quotes by Sir William George Armstrong (1 quote)
However high we climb in the pursuit of knowledge we shall still see heights above us, and the more we extend our view, the more conscious we shall be of the immensity which lies beyond.
— Sir William George Armstrong
Address to the British Association (1863), in Report of the Thirty-Third Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864), li
- - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Armstrong's birth. 26 Nov
- Arms and the State: Sir William Armstrong and the Remaking of British Naval Power, 1854-1914, by Marshall J. Bastable. - book suggestion.