Herbert Henry Dow
(26 Feb 1866 - 15 Oct 1930)
American chemist and industrialist.
Science Quotes by Herbert Henry Dow (1 quote)
Never promote a man who hasn’t made some bad mistakes, because you would be promoting someone who hasn’t done much.
— Herbert Henry Dow
As quoted, without citation, in Ken Fisher and Aaron Anderson (ed.), 'The Other Dow Theory: January 4, 1993', The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher (2010), 187. The author, Ken Fisher, writes that when young and caught doing something wrong, his father “would quote Dow to me and then insist on analyzing what I had done wrong in the interest of learning from it.”
- - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Dow's birth. 26 Feb
- Herbert H. Dow: Pioneer in Creative Chemistry, by Murray Campbell. - book suggestion.