- Notable David Rittenhouse Quotes Index -
Born: April 8, 1732, Paper Mill Run, PA, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Philadelphia, PA, USA, June 26, 1796
Occupation: Astronomer, Inventor, Mathematician, Surveyor
For the greater beauty of the instrument, the balls representing the planets are to be of considerable bigness but so contrived, that they may be taken off at pleasure, and others, much smaller, and fitter for some purposes, put in their places.
- David Rittenhouse
Quotes by David Rittenhouse