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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."
         
   
F
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.

R
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
A
If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
N
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.
K
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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