Sister Quotes (6 quotes)
I think it would be desirable that this form of word [mathematics] should be reserved for the applications of the science, and that we should use mathematic in the singular to denote the science itself, in the same way as we speak of logic, rhetoric, or (own sister to algebra) music.
Music may be called the sister of painting, for she is dependent upon hearing, the sense which comes second and her harmony is composed of the union of proportional parts sounded simultaneously, rising and falling in one or more harmonic rhythms.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
Twin sister of natural and revealed religion, and of heavenly birth, science will never belie her celestial origin, nor cease to sympathize with all that emanates from the same pure home. Human ignorance and prejudice may for a time seem to have divorced what God has joined together; but human ignorance and prejudice shall at length pass away, and then science and religion shall be seen blending their particolored rays into one beautiful bow of light, linking heaven to earth and earth to heaven.
We have one of his [Newtons] college memorandum-books, which is highly interesting. The following are some of the entries: Drills, gravers, a hone, a hammer, and a mandril, 5s.; a magnet, 16s.; compasses, 2s.; glass bubbles, 4s.; at the tavern several other times, £1; spent on my cousin, 12s.; on other acquaintances, 10s.; Philosophical Intelligences, 9s. 6d.; lost at cards twice, 15s.; at the tavern twice, 3s. 6d.; to three prisms, £3; four ounces of putty, 1s. 4d.; Bacons Miscellanies, 1s. 6d.; a bible binding, 3s.; for oranges to my sister, 4s. 2d.; for aquafortis, sublimate, oyle pink, fine silver, antimony, vinegar, spirit of wine, white lead, salt of tartar, £2; Theatrum chemicum, £1 8s.
We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us.