King George III
(4 Jun 1738 - 29 Jan 1820)
Science Quotes by King George III (1 quote)
I spend money on war because it is necessary, but to spend it on science, that is pleasant to me. This object costs no tears; it is an honour to humanity,
— King George III
Said to Lalande. Quoted in R. A. Gregory, Discovery, Or the Spirit and Service of Science (1916), 47-8.