Samuel Horsley — English Clergyman born on September 15, 1733, died on October 04, 1806

Samuel Horsley was a British churchman, bishop of Rochester from 1793. He was also well versed in physics and mathematics, on which he wrote a number of papers and thus was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1767; and secretary in 1773, but, in consequence of a difference with the president he withdrew in 1784... (wikipedia)

Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor.