Quotes: microscope

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
    Leigh Hunt
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    Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
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    I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory.
  • Alfred P. Sloan
    Alfred P. Sloan
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    If the government decides to put your life under a microscope, do you think it won't find something? I suspect there's not an adult in the country who would walk away totally unscathed if every aspect of his or her life were investigated the way Stewart's ImClone trading was.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
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    Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of 'mitochondria' were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
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