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

Humphry Davy Failure Quote

Life is made up not of great sacrifices or duties but of little things in which smiles and kindness and small obligations given habitually are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.

Humphry Davy Great Quote

In the present state of our knowledge it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy… its relation to chemical affinity is however sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it and an essential property of matter?

Humphry Davy Knowledge Quote