A summary of some of the chief facts about Michael Faraday:
|Key Michael Faraday Facts|
|Birth date||22 September 1791|
|Birth place||Newington Butts - an area now covered by the Elephant and Castle in South London|
|Death||25 August 1867|
|Burial||Highgate Cemetery, London|
|Education||Virtually self-taught initially|
|Major break||Became assistant to Sir Humphrey Davy|
|Greatest discovery||Electrical induction and the generator|
Michael Faraday quotes
There are many Michael Faraday quotes that have been captured and make interesting reading;
- Once when asked about the secret of his success, Faraday is quoted as replying: "The secret is comprised in three words- Work, Finish, Publish."
- Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
- The world little knows how many of the thoughts and theories which have passed through the mind of a scientific investigator, have been crushed in silence and secrecy by his own severe criticism and adverse examination!
There are of course very many more Michael Faraday quotes.
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