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QUATATIONS AND JOKES. - The environment is everything that isn't me.




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ENVIRONMENT.

- The environment is everything that isn't me.

- Albert Einstein.

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book doesn't come with it.

Buckminster Fuller.

- Air pollution is turning Mother Nature prematurely grey.

- Irv.Kupcinet.

PROGRESS.

- Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.

- Bertold Brecht.

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- NATURE.

- Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.

- Paul Boese.

- The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination, but the combination is locked up in the safe.

- Peter de Vries.

- Man is a complex being: he makes deserted bloom and lakes die.

- Gil Stern.

- Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.

- William Wordsworth.

JOKES

*- The best defence against the atomic bomb is not to be there when it goes off.

The British Army Journal.

*- Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it.

Alen Valentine.

- Research is to see what everybody has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.

- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.

- - Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up.

- James Magary.

- *- If the human race wants to go to Hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet.

- Charles M.Allen.

- - Light is the ultimate messenger of the universe.

- BBC World Service.

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- EXPERIENCE.

- - What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.

- Jorge Luis Borges.

- - Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

- Franklin P.Jones.

- - From error to error one discovers the entire truth.

- Sigmund Freud.

- - Experience teaches only teachable.

- Aldous Huxley.

- - Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrible bills.

- Minna Antrim.

CIVILIZATION (* - jokes)

- Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.

- Harvey Allen.

- - The human race has improved everything except the human race.

- Adlai Stevenson.

- - Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

- Arthur C.Clarke

- - Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.



- Isaac Asimov.

- - Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.

- Charles L.Lucas.

CREATION AND CREATIVITY.

- In creating, the only hard thing is to begin.

- James Russell Lowell.

- - Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

- Hector Berlioz.

- - The future is purchased by the present.

- Samuel Johnson.

 

 

Unit VIII


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