(1725 - 1 Oct 1795)
Science Quotes by Robert Bakewell (1 quote)
How greatly would the heroes and statesmen of antiquity have despised the labours of that man who devoted his life to investigate the properties of the magnet! Little could they anticipate that this humble mineral was destined to change the very form and condition of human society in every quarter of the globe.
— Robert Bakewell