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Rachel Carson
(1907-1964) born on
May 27
US biologist, writer. Her writings combined scientific accuracy with lyrical prose: "The Sea Around Us," 1951, "Silent Spring," 1962.
         
   
F
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

R
For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that we use it so little.
A
Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.
N
The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him.
K
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Sense of Wonder,."
R: "The Sense of Wonder."
A: "The Sea Around Us," pt. 1, ch. 1, 1951.
N: Speech, American Association of University Women, 22 Jun 1956.
K: In "Quotable Quotations," by Lloyd Cory, 1987.
   


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