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Rachel Carson
(1907-1964) born on
May 27
US biologist, writer. Her writings combined scientific accuracy with lyrical prose: "The Sea Around Us," 1951, "Silent Spring," 1962.
         
   
F
It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility.

R
The ocean is a place of paradoxes.
A
In every out thrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is a story of the earth.
N
Every mystery solved brings us to the threshold of a greater one.
K
Under the philosophy that now seems to guide our destinies, nothing must get in the way of the man with the spray gun.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
R: Atlantic Monthly, 9/1/1937
A: "Our Every-Changing Shore," In "Holiday," July 1958.
N: In "Readers' Digest."
K: "The Silent Spring," Ch. 7, 1962.
   


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