The use of plant oil as fuel may seem insignificant today. But such products can in time become just as important as kerosene and these coal-tar-products of today.
"Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel" was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the diesel engine. Diesel was the subject of the 1942 film Diesel (film)/Diesel.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous inventors! More Rudolf Diesel on Wikipedia.