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Loren Eiseley
(1907-1977) born on
Sep 03
US anthropologist, educator, author. He wrote about anthropology for the lay person in eloquent, poetic style; wrote "The Star Thrower," 1949 and "The Unexpected Universe," 1969.
         
   
F
Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.

R
From the solitude of the wood, [Man] has passed to the more dreadful solitude of the heart.
A
Each one of us is a statistical impossibility around which hove a million other lives that were never destined to be born.
N
It was the failures who had always won, but by the time they won they had come to be called successes. This is the final paradox, which men call evolution.
K
If it should turn out that we have mishandled our own lives as several civilizations before us have done, it seems a pity that we should involve the violet and the tree frog in our departure.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Mind as Nature."
R: In "Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987.
A: "The Unexpected Universe," 1969.
N: "The Inner Galaxy," in "The Star Thrower," 1949.
K: "The Lethal Factor," in "The Star Thrower," 1949.
   


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