Quote by Lord Kelvin : “The steam engine has done”

The steam engine has done much more for science than science has done for the steam engine. – Lord Kelvin

Quote by Lord Kelvin : “When you can measure what”

When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarely, in your thoughts advanced to the stage of science. […]

Quote by Lord Kelvin : “Do not imagine that mathematics”

Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense. – Lord Kelvin