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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

by Woody Allen Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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We don't have a measure of abundance or population density of a single snake in Africa. We need that information read more

We don't have a measure of abundance or population density of a single snake in Africa. We need that information to make well-founded decisions about how threatened species are and we don't have it... it's a big conservation need.

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The people of your culture cling with fanatical tenacity to the specialness of man. They want desperately to perceive a read more

The people of your culture cling with fanatical tenacity to the specialness of man. They want desperately to perceive a vast gulf between man and the rest of creation. This mythology of human superiority justifies their doing whatever they please with the world, just the way Hitler’s mythology of Aryan superiority justified his doing whatever he pleased with Europe. But in the end this mythology is not deeply satisfying. The Takers are a profoundly lonely people. The world for them is enemy territory, and they live in it like an army of occupation, alienated and isolated by their extraordinary specialness.

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The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

by Saint Augustine Found in: Travel Quotes,
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The noble Lord (Stanley) was the Prince Rupert to the
Parliamentary army--his valour did not always serve his own read more

The noble Lord (Stanley) was the Prince Rupert to the
Parliamentary army--his valour did not always serve his own
cause.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Argument Quotes,
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