However absurd it may seem, I do in all seriousness hereby declare that I am animated mainly by philanthropic motives. I desire to do good to my fellow creatures, even to the Cui bonos .
Electrical Papers (1882), Vol. I; Preface, p.vii; Maxmillan and Co., London and New York. Full Text
Waves from moving sources: Adagio. Andante. Allegro moderato.Oliver Heaviside
Electric and magnetic forces. May they live for ever, and never be forgot, if only to remind us that the science of electromagnetics, in spite of the abstract nature of its theory, involving quantities whose nature is entirely unknown at the present, is really and truly founded on the observations of real Newtonian forces, electric and magnetic respectively.Oliver Heaviside