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Francis Galton
(1822-1911) born on
Feb 16
English scientist, explorer. He founded the modern technique of weather mapping, 1861; early investigator of human intelligence.
         
   
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Well-washed and well-combed domestic pets grow dull; they miss the stimulus of fleas.

R
The cat is the only non-gregarious domestic animal. It is retained by its extra-ordinary adhesion to the comforts of the house in which it is reared.
A
The object . . . is to discover methods of condensing information concerning large groups of allied facts into brief and compendious expressions suitable for discussion.
N
The conditions that direct the order of . . . the living world . . . are marked by their persistence in improving the birthright of successive generations.
K
Life is a republic where the individuals are for the most part unconscious that while they are working for themselves they are also working for the public good.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
A: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
N: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
K: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
   


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