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Lord Kelvin Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Lord Kelvin

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Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.
- Lord Kelvin

The true measure of a man is what he would do if he
knew he would never be caught.
- Lord Kelvin

Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour,
to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it.
- Lord Kelvin

Large increases in cost with questionable increases
in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
- Lord Kelvin

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The atheistic idea is so nonsensical that I cannot put it into words.
- Lord Kelvin

In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting.
- Lord Kelvin

The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research,
the more I believe that science excludes atheism.
- Lord Kelvin


 

I've always liked the heavier stuff.
I've always loved Tool and System of a Down,
Korn and Nine Inch Nails.
- Rick Springfield

Hush!
Check those words.
Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still heavier than it is.
- Sophocles

When they told me my new-born babe was a girl,
my heart was heavier than it had ever been before.
Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

The heavier crop is ever in others' fields.
- Ovid

Some people are naturally thin and some people are naturally heavier.
It doesn't mean that bigger is healthier,
or much thinner is healthier, it's on an individual basis.
- Geri Halliwell

Because muscle is heavier than fat, dancers weigh more than you might think,
but they are usually very lean.
- Deborah Bull

Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant,
if not utterly impossible.
- Simon Newcomb

Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more
loved ones there are to assist in bearing it.
- Jean Paul

We were into Hendrix and Cream, who were like the heaviest
bands around at that time.
We just wanted to be heavier than everybody else!
- Geezer Butler

Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks.
I probably got even heavier into drugs after that.
- Layne Staley

When I played, I had a natural ability to jump and run,
and I just wanted to get bigger and heavier.
- Brady Anderson

To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds;
High towers fall with a heavier crash;
And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
- Horace

I was looking for something a lot heavier,
yet melodic at the same time.
Something different from heavy metal,
a different attitude.
- Kurt Cobain

To me, Sabbath was always JUSt a really heavy blues band.
That s all we were.
We just took those blues roots and made them heavier.
- Geezer Butler

And also it was a process of, we lifted weights as well,
in an effort to train my body to then be able to lift
heavier weights when I got in Australia.
So that was the first couple of months.
- Brandon Routh

I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot
more southern than what my husband cooks.
You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn,
and we - really, it's more southern.
It's Naples and Sicily.
It's heavier.
It's over-spiced.
And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
- Debi Mazar

There is nothing heavier than compassion.
Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone,
for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and
prolonged by a hundred echos.
- Milan Kundera

There is a continuum of values between the churches
and the general community.
What distinguishes the handling of these values in
the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved.
- Peter L. Berger

Your spikes, which were really quite long then,
would catch the material of the track and your shoe would get heavier.
I was simply filing them down and rubbing some graphite on the spikes.
I thought I would run more effectively.
- Roger Bannister

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.
- Rob Lowe

I have tried sex with both men and women.
I found I liked it.
- Dusty Springfield

If someone who knows what's going on comes up and says they liked the music,
I appreciate that.
- John Lurie

I was a typical farm boy.
I liked the farm.
I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm,
go down to the drainage ditch and fish,
and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.
- Sam Donaldson

My mother liked Jim Reeves.
I hated his records.
He was unbearable.
- Diane Abbott

It's really a sad story, and I liked that.
The songs on this album talk about relationships in every aspect.
- Aaliyah

The cast called her Lucy, but everyone else called her Mrs.
Ball.
She was honest with people.
If she liked you, you knew it.
If she didn't, you knew it, also.
- Keith Thibodeaux

I have always liked shows that have laughter in them.
- David Walliams

And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center
of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
- Scott Hamilton

Somewhere along the line, Bob said I'd better begin
taking this business seriously,
because, whether I liked it or not, I had a career.
- Shelley Duvall

I liked Nixon fine, but Nixon was not a partier.
- George Smathers

I've always liked being relatively obscure.
I feel that's where I belong, that's where my work belongs.
- Don DeLillo

We grew out of the superhero comics,
but we still liked comics,
so we started putting our own experiences in the stories
we were doing for our own amusement.
- Gilbert Hernandez

I was sad that Corpse Bride was so short.
I would've liked to have had her around for way longer.
She doesn't actually have that many scenes.
- Helena Bonham Carter

I really liked it best when I was a nobody.
- Eric Heiden

He liked to go from A to B without inventing letters between.
- John McPhee

I think it was the fact that I liked it so much that
made the writing just come out of me automatically.
- James Herriot

I've never liked the press part of it (no offense),
but it comes with the job.
- Devon Sawa

I did some acting in high school, I knew I really liked it.
- Rachel Dratch

I liked playing Morph in Mash and Peas and doing Phil
Daniels in the Blur Rock Profile was a giggle too.
- Paul Putner

I dug things up.
I was curious.
I liked to draw what I found.
- Mary Leakey

I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise
structure in which both meaning and form are important.
- Jeffery Deaver

I have met a few Casanovas I like and a few I have not liked -
and I hope to meet a few more.
- Sienna Miller

I liked the banana-seat bikes with the high handlebars -
maybe a card in the wheel could have been part of it.
- Stone Gossard

I don't think Auden liked my poetry very much,
he's very Anglican.
- Stevie Smith

Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn't
mean you have to like it as an adult.
You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that.
- Mike Ditka

I was always in plays at school and in school concerts -
you could say I liked to show off.
- George Cole

Writers would submit scripts to me, and if I liked
one well enough to submit to magazine editors,
I had the know-how whether the story was good or bad.
- Julius Schwartz

Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because
she was so down to earth.
Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America,
she was very approachable.
- Thuy Trang

I never refused my help to any person black or white;
and I liked the office nonetheless because there were
neither fees nor salary connected with it.
- Salmon P. Chase

I've liked lots of people 'til I went on a picnic jaunt with them.
- Bess Truman

We do this for the art, not the adulation.
I'd rather our music get liked and we get ignored.
I don't want to be adored for anything other than the music.
- Andy Partridge

The only reason I would have liked to have gone to
university is because I like cricket.
Not a very good reason to want to go,
but as good as any, I suppose.
- Jeffrey Bernard

I also found child's play - stuff that was not considered serious,
but goofy - was the stuff I liked to do,
so I still do it as an adult.
- Matt Groening

If men liked shopping, they'd call it research.
- Cynthia Nelms

And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from
not disseminating your ideas and talking about them.
- Cameron Crowe

I met the Radicals and we liked each other reciprocally.
- Emma Bonino

I really enjoyed hanging out with some of the teachers.
This one chemistry teacher, she liked hanging out.
I liked making explosives.
We would stay after school and blow things up.
- Maya Lin

I liked wearing the '50s wardrobe.
It was hard in the beginning.
The first shows I wore regular young girl dresses.
Then a little later I got to wear the poodle skirts and such.
- Erin Moran

I would say old school cats like Redman and Wu-tang.
My style is my style, those are just cats that I liked.
- Obie Trice

In the past I've made movies that were pretty universally liked.
You can't really hate them.
You can discard them, but you can't really hate them.
- Ang Lee

I was one who liked to work with my hands as well as my brain.
- William Standish Knowles

I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made,
and the dancers chose what they liked.
- Issey Miyake


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