Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Becher , Johann Joachim and Stahl , Georg Ernst (1703), Physica subterranea profundam subterraneorum genesin ... ostendens, Retrieved on 2012-01-04
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  • Folksonomies: chemistry

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    04 JAN 2012

     Chemists Live More Sweetly Than Persian Kings

    The chemists are a strange class of mortals, impelled by an almost insane impulse to seek their pleasures amid smoke and vapour, soot and flame, poisons and poverty; yet among all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that may I die if I were to change places with the Persian king.
    Folksonomies: knowledge wealth
    Folksonomies: knowledge wealth
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    Knowledge for its own sake is more satisfying than immense wealth.