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Jacques Cousteau
(1910-1997) born on
Jun 11
French naval officer, explorer. He was well known for his extensive underseas investigations; co-iventor of the aqualung which made SCUBA diving possible.
         
   
F
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.

R
If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
A
Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.
N
We must plant the sea and herd its animals . . . using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about -- farming replacing hunting.
K
To yackety-yak about the past is for me time lost. Every morning I wake up saying, 'I'm still alive -- a miracle.' And so I keep on pushing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Christian Science Monitor," 21 Jul 1971.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "Octopus and Squid: The Soft Intelligence."
N: Interview, 17 Jul 1971.
K: Said at age 75.
   


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