User:ELApro

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  • Of all the many and (thanks to a free press) the ever-multiplying blessings attendant upon the "glorious constitution" of literature, not the least precious and profitable to a modern cultivator of systems and syllables, in pamphlets, magazines, and folios, is the right of Quotation.
  • Shall we not rejoice then and revel in the glorious liberty of extract, and quote to the thousandth line? Shall we not have pages like the Pyramids?
    • Samuel Laman Blanchard, "Quotations"
  • Give me the words of the man, not the characterizations of him from minions or critics.


Also see: User:ELApro @Wikipedia and @Wikimedia Commons

Wikiquotes to be initiated[edit]

Henry Osborn Taylor & The Mediaeval Mind

Christian Mysticism (1899) by William Ralph Inge


Wikiquotes initiated[edit]

  • Archytas ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, statesman & strategist
  • Commerce of the Prairies: or The Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, 1831–1839 by Josiah Gregg; edited map & uploaded groundhogs image for illustration; I originally & mistakenly entered this article as the "Josiah Gregg" Wikiquote article Dec-2011
  • Drucker, Peter years 1939-2001 quotes (25,156 bytes) Jan 10 - Jan 12 2005
  • Glass windows started this article in order to relate the subject to the rise of Renaissance art, but it did not develop properly, i.e., it was too encyclopedic. I self-nominated for speedy deletion and transferred the information to my personal research page.
  • Jesus or Christianity A Study in Contrasts @ELApro.net by Kirby Page was transferred for safe-keeping after the article was removed from Wikiquote.org for possible Possible Copyright Infringement by Collingwood, even though the entire book, Jesus or Christianity is available for download at the Internet Archive. The entire book is also available for purchase in print from publishers (e.g. BiblioBazaar, 2011 as a "reproduction of a book published before 1923") not holding the current copyright. Currently checking into copyright, originally held by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. Sent a letter to Doubleday and e-mails to various other publishers inquiring as to current copyright holder. No response yet from Doubleday.
  • Laughlin, Robert B. - This article was later deleted by myself after I notified Dr. Laughlin and discussed the quoted materials. However, Wikiquote log indicates InvisibleSun deleted the article.
  • Page, Kirby with quotes from Something More, The Sword or the Cross, "What is War?" An American Peace Policy, The Personality of Jesus, Individualism and Socialism, Property & Now is the Time to Prevent a Third World War
  • Peckham, John Archbishop of Canterbury (1279–1292) & authored Perspectiva Communis, a standard optics reference through the 17th century


Wikiquote Stubs expanded[edit]

removed {scientist-stub} tags
  • Guth, Alan expanded 3 quote article to 23+, added sections "The Early Universe (2012)" & "Quotes about Guth"
  • Herschel, William expanded 5 quote article to 36+, adding sections "Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works (1881)" "Caroline Herschel, Memoir and correspondence of Caroline Herschel (1879)" & "Edward Singleton Holden, Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works (1881)"
  • Huygens, Christiaan extended Introduction; added section "Cosmotheoros (1695)" with (7); & section "Quotes about" with (8)
  • Sarton, George expanded 2 quote article to include A History of Science with Vol.1 and 2 headers and 29 quotes
  • Thomson, J. J. added "Quotes about" section with (8) & added (3) under "Sourced"
  • Weyl, Hermann expanded 1 quoted article to 27+, adding sections "Space—Time—Matter (1952)" & "Quotes about Weyl"
  • Witten, Edward expanded 1 quote article to 28+ and added section "Quotes about Witten"

Wikiquotes contributed to[edit]

  • Albert, Prince Consort quoting the Inaugural Address of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (1851)
  • Archimedes added sections "On Spirals (225 B.C.)" (2), "On the Equilibrium of Planes" (7), "The Method of Mechanical Theorems" (7); and under "About Archmedes" Heath's note that the sphere's volume was found prior to the surface... order of propositions do not necessarily follow that of discovery.
  • Art Sorted by author instead of by quote; added Tolstoy & John Dewey Quotes/Links;Nietzsche (7); Erich Fromm, The Sane Society; R.H. Tawney, The Acquisitive Society; Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class (3); T.S. Eliot, Tradition and the Individual Talent + Aldington in "Quotes about Eliot"
  • Bacon, Roger Quotes from Perry, Crombie, McKeon, Kline; Quotes about from Bridges, Lewes, Priestley, Stevenson, White & Thompson; added diagram of the eye image
  • Blanchard, Samuel Laman added section "Sketches from life (1846)" with a multitude of quotes; also section "Quotes about Blanchard" with Edward Bulwer-Lytton's Memoire
  • Buddha, Gautama added: Anguttara Nikaya - The Heart; Samyutta Nikaya - Soma and Mara, Bamboo Acrobats; The Gospel of Buddha - Ch. 58 The Buddha Replies to the Deva
  • Campbell, Joseph added 7 quotes from the Introduction by Bill Moyers to the Power of Myth section. These entries were then moved to the section "Quotes About Campbell" by Kalki, and probably rightly so. He also linked many common words in the quotes to Wikiquote articles and bolded relevant portions of the text. Under the section The Hero with a Thousand Faces, entered the following number of quotes: Ch.1 (4 & split/added to existing quote), Ch.2 (6), Ch.3 (1)
  • Cavendish, Henry added section Quotes about Cavindish quoting Biot & several from Wilson
  • Conservatism: (4) quotes from Veblen's Theory of the Leisure Class
  • Eliot, T. S. added Art/Order quote+ to "Tradition and the Individual Talent (1919)" and Richard Aldington in "Quotes about Eliot"
  • Galilei, Galileo added Letter (1624) to Francesco Ingoli (1578-1649), Letters to Giovanni Battista Baliani (1582-1666), Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632); later compared "men who... extol... inalterability" to Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed "If man were never subject to change... could be no generation... would be one single being"
  • Gamow, George Dysan quote on Rutherford's dependence on the Gamow factor & friendship; under "Quotes about"
  • Gauss, Carl Friedrich (3) General Investigations of Curved Surfaces of 1827 and 1825; (3)Theory of the Motion of the Heavenly Bodies moving about the Sun in Conic Sections
  • Greene, Brian Elegant Universe on Superstring theory; added "Quotes about" section with (2) from Dyson
  • Herder, Johann Gottfried added section "Quotes about Herder" with White quote + evolution related quotes in section "Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit (1784-91)"
  • Hobbes, Thomas added section "Quotes about Hobbes" with quotes from Christopher Hitchens & H. L. Mencken
  • Infinity initiated extensive quotes by Aristotle (~25), also initiated quotes by Thomas Aquinas (1), David Hume (1), Morris Kline (10), Leibniz (2), Blaise Pascal (8).
  • Jeans, James added Section on Physics and Philosophy (1942)
  • Jeffers, Robinson The Double Axe and Other Poems (1977): "the earth Will scratch herself and smile and rub off humanity, Vast is the night. How you have grown... how tall!" + Dyson's "he was no scientist, but expressed the scientist's vision" under "Quotes about"
  • Jesus (2) Dyson's The Scientist As Rebel & (2) Page's Jesus or Christianity both under "Quotes about... 20th Century"
  • Lanier, Jaron expanded single quote article: added section "One Half of a Manifesto," The New Humanists: Science at the Edge (2003) with (12)
  • Leibniz, Gottfried added link to compare his "best of all possible worlds" to Maimonides' (Guide for the Perplexed) "Whatever is formed of matter receives the most perfect form possible in that species of matter." Added section Quotes about Leibniz with 3 from Russell's History of Philosophy & William letter to Jacob Herschel.
  • Liberalism: (3) quotes from Locke's Thoughts Concerning Education & expanded Intro to include historical usage of the term liberal
  • Lovelock, James (4) + added section "Quotes about Lovelock" with (4) more
  • Luther, Martin added section "Quotes about Luther" with quotes from Page's Jesus or Christianity & White's The Warfare of Science
  • Newton, Isaac Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John (1733)
  • Oppenheimer, Robert added (3) Freeman Dyson, The Scientist As Rebel quotes under "Quotes about Oppenheimer"
  • Piaget, Jean added The Moral Judgment of the Child (1932) with extensive quotes (in progess)
  • Peirce, Charles Sanders added section The Law of Mind (1891) Note: I started a new article with wrong spelling "Pierce," my entries were transferred to the correct article "Peirce" by InvisibleSun
  • Politics Art, Equality, freedom, liberty, and rights, Campaign Finance, War, Military & Peace, War Iraq; Voting & Participation; International Affairs, United Nations & World Government
  • Priestley, Joseph added to "Quotes about Priestley" & "An History of the Corruptions of Christianity (1782)"
  • Quotations Hugh Walker; Edgar Allan Poe; Arthur Thomas Malkin; W. Blackwood; Samuel L. Blanchard
  • Qur'an: added Maulana Muhammad Ali translation sections: The Opening, The Cow, The Family Amran, The Women, The Food, The Cattle, The Elevated Places, Voluntary Gifts, The Immunity, Jonah & Hud.
  • Reason Epictetus, "Golden Sayings" #'s 81,101; David Hume, "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" (13); Zeno of Citium, as quoted in De Natura Deorum by Cicero (1)
  • Sagan, Carl added section "The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (2006)" with (34)
  • Socrates added the section Phaedo and extensive contributions within it; Epictetus, "Golden Sayings" #64
  • Spinoza, Baruch contributed extensively to Ethics Sections which was later split out to the separate article by UDScott... see Spinoza History Oct 22 - Dec 11 2010.
  • Theology (3) from Dyson's "The Scientist As Rebel"
  • Tolstoy, Leo added sections: A "Letter to a Hindu" and "What is Art?"
  • Treatise on the Gods Initiated section "Treatise on the Gods" under article Mencken, H. L., with quotes from chapters 1,3,4 & 5. UDScott later cut the section from Mencken & transferred it to the new article loction, where work continues.
  • da Vinci, Leonardo added "Quotes about Leonardo" (8) & "XXIX Precepts of the Painter" (10)
  • White, Andrew Dickson added sections "Seven Great Statesmen" and "Autobiography" with relevant quotes. Moved History of the Warfare of Science/Theology (initiated by me) to separate article.


Wikiquotes: minor contributions[edit]

  • Beauty quoted David Hume, "Enquiry... Human Understanding"
  • Huygens, Christiaan from Treatise on Light, relating to the scientific method vs. mathematics
  • Pythagoras: Simon Singh (1) "Fermat's Last Theorem;" Davis & Hersh (1) from "The Mathematical Experience"
  • Simon Singh: quote about Pythagoras in "Fermat's Last Theorem"

Wikiquotes: recommended reading[edit]