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C. P. Snow
(1905-1980) born on
Oct 15
English novelist, scientist, government official. His series of 11 novels, "Strangers and Brothers," depicts stresses of contemporary British life.
         
   
F
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.

R
Literary intellectuals at one pole -- at the other scientists. Between the two a gulf of mutual incomprehension.
A
Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
N
'I grant you that he's not two-faced,' I said. 'But what's the use of that when the one face he has got is so peculiarly unpleasant?'
K
I was moving among two groups . . . who had almost ceased to communicate at all, who in intellectual, moral, and psychological climate had so little in common that . . . one might have crossed the ocean.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "The Affair," Ch. 4.
K: "The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution."
   


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