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Carl Sagan
(1934-1996) born on
Nov 09
US astronomer. He provided insight in the origin of life by producing amino acids in a mixture of chemicals irradiated by ultraviolet light; wrote "Contact."
Books tap the wisdom of our species -- the greatest minds, the best teachers -- from all over the world and from all our history. And they're patient.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
If intelligence is our only edge, we must learn to use it better, to shape it, to understand its limitations and deficiencies -- to use it as cats use stealth, as katydids use camouflage -- to make it the tool of our survival.
It Is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to 50 words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Parade," with Ann Druyan, 6 Mar 1994
R: "Cosmos," PBS TV, 23 Nov 80.
A: "Cosmos."
N: With Ann Druyan.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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