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'The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw'

'The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures'

'Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking'

Born in Penzance, Cornwall
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/davy_humphrey.shtm The BBC page on Davy
http://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/ The Humphrey Davy school in Cornwall

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When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is. - Oscar Wilde
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