Discovery is always rape of the natural world. Always.
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Increasingly, the mathematics will demand the courage to face its implications.
I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood.
The trauma wasn't just from the robbery. It was almost as bad having a lot of reporters chasing me day and night asking for details. ... These guys camped on my lawn for a few days and wouldn't leave me alone.
If you don't know your family's history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree
Grant knew that people could not imagine geological time. Human life was lived on another scale of time entirely. An apple turned brown in a few minutes. Silverware turned black in a few days. A compost heap decayed in a season. A child grew up in a decade. None of these everyday human experiences prepared people to be able to imagine the meaning of eighty million years - the length of time that had passed since this little animal had died.
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