Species's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Species's Quotes

#1. Every day we, as a species, do so much to destroy Creation's ability to give us life. But that Creation continues to do everything in its power to give us life anyway. And that's true love. - Author: Julia Hill
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#2. We're under some gross misconception that we're a good species, going somewhere important, and that at the last minute we'll correct our errors and God will smile on us. It's delusion. - Author: Farley Mowat
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#3. It's the flock, the grove, that matters. Our responsibility is to species, not to specimens; to communities, not to individuals. - Author: Sara Bonnett Stein
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#4. In this room we understand why this war might be fought ... it's about our common belief that no one has the right to tell two creatures that they cannot love each other
no matter what their species. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#5. I had a linguistics professor who said that it's man's ability to use language that makes him the dominant species on the planet.That may be. But I think there's one other thing that separates us from animals. We aren't afraid of vaccuum cleaners. - Author: Jeff Stilson
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#6. Few problems are less recognized, but more important than, the accelerating disappearance of the earth's biological resources. In pushing other species to extinction, humanity is busy sawing off the limb on which it is perched. - Author: Paul R. Ehrlich
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#7. Every species has a dinner date as part of courting ritual. A woman who won't let you pay for dinner is rejecting your courtship. She may think she's playing fair, or that she's being a feminist, but a very deep level, she knows that she's crossing you off her list of possibilities. - Author: Jennifer Crusie
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#8. Three days ago we not only ruled the earth, we had survivor's guilt about all the other species we'd wiped out on our climb to the nirvana of round-the-clock cable news and microwave popcorn. Now we're the Flashlight People. - Author: Stephen King
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#9. If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. - Author: George Carlin
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#10. So you love me," said Petra softly when the kiss ended.
I'm a raging mass of hormones thet I'm too young to understand," said Bean. "You're a female of a closely related species. According to all the best primatologists, I really have no choice."
That's nice," she said ... - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#11. Certainly paleontologists have found samples of an extremely small fraction, only, of the earth's extinct species, and even for groups that are most readily preserved and found as fossils they can never expect to find more than a fraction. - Author: George Gaylord Simpson
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#12. A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally. - Author: George Mercer Dawson
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#13. It's only been in the past two generations that we truly understood the impact our civilization has had on the natural world. To our credit as a species, we have turned this obscure scientific fact about carbon cycles into one of the most important political issues of the 21st century. - Author: Annalee Newitz
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#14. Education is among the most important problems we face because it's the ultimate 'gateway' problem. That is, it drives virtually every global problem that we face as a species. But there's a flip-side: if we can fix education, then we'll dramatically improve the other problems, too. - Author: Jose Ferreira
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#15. Feeling had controlling influence over those primitive people, not thinking. It played a crucial part in the evolutionary development of modern humans. That's why we humans are basically an emotional species alongside being the smartest one. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#16. What little wilderness remains displays the patterns we must return to, if our species and as many others as now remain are to persist here a while. Ideally this would call for a broad cultural rapprochment with the wild, a long overdue armistice in civilization's war upon it. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#17. The antisemites who called themselves patriots introduced that new species of national feeling which consists primarily in a complete whitewash of one's own people and a sweeping condemnation of all others. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#18. I think there is a puritanical wind that is blowing. I have never seen such a lack of separation between church and state in America, I don't believe in God, but if I did I would say that sex is a Godgiven right. Otherwise it's the end of our species. - Author: Kevin Bacon
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#19. Love and friendship, two of life's abiding rewards, are endangered species in Hollywood. People crave both, mistaking alliance for friendship, lust for love, and ambition for both. - Author: Lynda Obst
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#20. But you're not that smart, I mean, your species is responsible for Windows Vista." "Vist- that was a long time ago!" "It's still an insult to computers across the galaxy. - Author: Craig Alanson
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#21. Ronan and Declan Lynch were undeniably brothers, with the same dark brown hair and sharp nose, but Declan was solid where Ronan was brittle. Declan's wide jaw and smile said Vote for me while Ronan's buzzed head and thin mouth warned that this species was dangerous. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#22. No, no, you twit, move towards the well-hung male of the species! It's only natural; you don't want to insult Mother Nature. Go claim your mate. - Author: Jenna McCormick
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#23. As with any young species, this one's position is precarious. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#24. The tragedy of my species xxx is that it does not live in its own time. Homo sapiens is locked on history's rearview mirror, never the road ahead, bent on catching some presumed lost paradise xxx
xxx
The human race is destroying itself with nostalgia ... - Author: James K. Morrow
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#25. Survival," I said softly. "It's selfish, and it's dark, and we've always been a species willing to do anything to satisfy our needs. Individuals have morals. Mobs have appetites. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#26. First Emma. Now Thad. Regin was sick and tired of non-evil vampiric creatures messing with her millennium's worth of scathing animosity for their species... - Author: Kresley Cole
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#27. Humans crave knowledge. It's a defining element in our species. Something we don't see in animals in that same way, something we don't see in Scion, unless it's a craving that takes a very different form in execution. - Author: Wildbow
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#28. When I think about life on Earth, there should not be a species like us. And if there was, we should be out in the jungle killing each other in small groups. That's what you should expect. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#29. Our saving grace! Um, as a species [humans] we can be pretty warm and fuzzy. But maybe for this, it's the adaptability, or the heart and soul. We're not all that bad. I don't really know! - Author: Keanu Reeves
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#30. Some planets evolved genetic structures roughly similar to Earth's, incorporating some if not all the nucleotides involved in terrestrial genetics (perhaps not coincidentally, the intelligent species of these planets have been known to consume humans from time to time; - Author: John Scalzi
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#31. The American girl isn't ANY girl; she's a remarkable specimen in a remarkable species. - Author: Henry James
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#32. We've made some heroic efforts, but the Earth as a whole is in worse shape today than 30 years ago, ... There's been 30 more years of greenhouses gases, species extinctions and population growth. - Author: Denis Hayes
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#33. I like L.A., but I think what's changed is that the kinds of films I do, the mid-range dramatic film, has become an endangered species. - Author: Christopher Hampton
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#34. Perceptual reality is different for different species. In certain species it is a mode of observation, so what we call scientific fact is actually not ultimate truth, it is perceptual experience, and it's a mode of observation. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#35. The disastrous history of our species indicates the futility of all attempts at a diagnosis which do not take into account the possibility that homo sapiens is a victim of one of evolution's countless mistakes. - Author: Arthur Koestler
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#36. We aren't exactly emptying the oceans; it's more like clear-cutting a forest with thousands of species to create massive fields with one type of soybean. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#37. There are 400,000 species of beetles on this planet, but only 8,000 species of mammals. - Author: John B. S. Haldane
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#38. It's the doom of our species that psychopaths always want to be in charge. - Author: Linda Nagata
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#39. It's the one species I wouldn't mind seeing vanish from the face of the earth. I wish they were like the White Rhinosix of them left in the Serengeti National Park, and all males. - Author: Alan Bennett
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#40. Neither novels or their readers benefit from any attempts to divine whether any facts hide inside a story. Such efforts attack the very idea that made-up stories can matter, which is sort of the foundational assumption of our species. - Author: John Green
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#41. Revenge is the thinking man's reflex, a complex blend of action and consistency no other animal species has so far succeeded in evolving. Evolutionary speaking, the practice of taking revenge has shown itself to the so effective that only the most vengeful of us have survived. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#42. Beginnings, it's said, are apt to be shadowy. So it is with this story, which starts with the emergence of a new species maybe two hundred thousand years ago. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#43. It's really incumbent upon us as life's agents to extend life to another planet. I think that being a multi-planet species will significantly increase the richness and scope of the human experience. - Author: Elon Musk
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#44. When you see someone dying in front of you from a direct and simple cause, it's easier to deal with [that] than famine or drought or a more indirect cause. It's overwhelming and frightening and kind of distant, but we do see it every day with plants and animals and species dying. - Author: John H Richardson
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#45. A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning. - Author: Carl Jung
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#46. Honey, you [Michael Jackson] gotta pick a race first. All of a sudden you're a black man, then you're Diana Ross, now you're Audrey Hepburn. Then he's got the little beard going on. He's like Lord of the Rings, the entire cast. Michael's about to jump species. - Author: Robin Williams
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#47. It looks like you've found an intellectual equal, Mulch," said Holly. "It's a pity he isn't a girl; then you could marry him."
Mulch imitated shock. "Romance outside your species. Now THAT's disgusting. What kind of weirdo would kiss someone when they weren't even part of the same species? - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#48. Our species has discovered a way to communicate through the dark, to transcend immense distances. No means of communication is faster or cheaper or reaches out farther. It's called radio. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#49. Freedom is a human concept. We have these very romanticized, sentimentalized notions of freedom. And for species - monkeys and other creatures - freedom is a pretty risky, complex proposition that's not always for their benefit. - Author: Thomas French
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#50. What's humorous to me about using "bitch" as an insult is that it clearly illustrates just how marginalized women really are; for this singular insult stands to throw us out of the human species altogether, and quite literally, to the dogs. - Author: Brandon Kelly
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#51. There is today a frightful disappearance of living species, be they plants or animals. And it's clear that the density of human beings has become so great, if I can say so, that they have begun to poison themselves. And the world in which I am finishing my existence is no longer a world that I like. - Author: Claude Levi-Strauss
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#52. Everything comes to an end. A good bottle of wine, a summer's day, a long-running sitcom, one's life, and eventually our species. The question for many of us is not that everything will come to an end but when. And can we do anything vaguely useful until it does? - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#53. When I watch species other than my own, their instinct's wisdom is what most impresses and disturbs me. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#54. Star Trek's genial premise is that the cosmos is flush with intelligent species, and our descendants will interact with them face-to-face, thanks to warp drive and some winsome space cadets. - Author: Seth Shostak
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#55. There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital. - Author: Al Capp
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#56. Nature doesn't like empires. It doesn't like accumulation in one place, it doesn't like monoculture. It's always trying to make diverse species. It wants to spread everything out. And we're constantly trying to hold everything in. - Author: Yvon Chouinard
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#57. Everyone thinks if you fix a male dog it will lower his aggression, but most of the biters are female. It's basic instinct to protect their own womb. You see it in all animals - the female of the species is more deadly than the male." "Except - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#58. It's not that bikini waxing is a foreign concept to me, but . . . I mean, I guess it kind of is. Like, it's one of those girl habits that's so far beyond me, it makes me feel like a different species. Do boys require hairless vaginas? Is this a known thing? - Author: Becky Albertalli
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#59. It is good to keep in mind ... that nobody has ever succeeded in producing even one new species by the accumulation of micromutations. Darwin's theory of natural selection has never had any proof, yet it has been universally accepted. - Author: Richard Goldschmidt
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#60. I try to stay with it and I try to stay in contact with comedians and just keep comedians in my life 'cause comedians are their own species. If you get away from them, especially as a comedian, I think it's dangerous. - Author: Chris Rock
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#61. The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans - whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it's way to nine billion members - manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process. - Author: Edward Burtynsky
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#62. We humans, as a species, are pretty fucked up. It's - Author: Linnea May
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#63. What's unnatural is homophobia. Homo sapiens is the only species in all of nature that responds with hate to homosexuality. - Author: Alex Sanchez
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#64. I think the world is growing more psychedelic every day. I'm completely hopeful ... This is how it should be. This is what it's like when a species prepares to depart for hyperspace. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#65. For the first time as a scrabbling, bickering species we stood united. Every sodding person on the planet looked up today and whispered the same question, whether it be in awe, greed, or terror. What's Out there? Answers were sure to be forthcoming, ready or not. - Author: B.P. Gregory
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#66. I don't get on with novelists, don't enjoy their company. Once you've worked for a publisher, you understand the species, see them in their natural habitat, and it's not always pretty. - Author: Neil Cross
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#67. Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women's rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do. - Author: Ingrid Newkirk
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#68. About two million years ago, man appeared. He has become the dominant species on the earth. All other living things, animal and plant, live by his sufferance. He is the custodian of life on earth, and in the solar system. It's a big responsibility. - Author: George Wald
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#69. It's in our genetics. It's why women are the master species. We give birth and we can walk in heels. - Author: Jaci Burton
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#70. Echoing the criticism made of his father's habilis skulls, he added that Lucy's skull was so incomplete that most of it was 'imagination made of plaster of Paris', thus making it impossible to draw any firm conclusion about what species she belonged to. - Author: Richard Leakey
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#71. What an odd thing it is to see an entire species
billions of people
playing with, listening to meaningless tonal patterns, occupied and preoccupied for much of their time by what they call 'music.' (
The Overlords, from Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End) - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#72. It is well there is no one without fault; for he would not have a friend in the world. He would seem to belong to s different species. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#73. There is a severe horse overpopulation crisis caused by overbreeding in the racing industry. It's time for that industry to accept responsibility for its castoffs and take dramatic action to protect a species that has so loyally served humankind. - Author: Jane Velez-Mitchell
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#74. I've accepted the fact that there's a beginning and end to everything. All species are born, evolve, and then die off. We're going through the 6th great extinction and the large mammals are going first and, you know what - we're large mammals! - Author: Yvon Chouinard
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#75. The anthropologists got it wrong when they named our species Homo sapiens ('wise man'). In any case it's an arrogant and bigheaded thing to say, wisdom being one of our least evident features. In reality, we are Pan narrans, the storytelling chimpanzee. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#76. Many say exploration is part of our destiny, but it's actually our duty to future generations and their quest to ensure the survival of the human species. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#77. It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#78. Dictatorships, wars, and cruelty drive whole countries to madness. My theory is that the human species was crazy from the very first and that civilization and culture are only enhancing man's insanity.
A Tale of Two Sisters - Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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#79. We now have a quarter of a million fossil species, but the situation hasn't changed much ... We have even fewer examples of evolutionary transition than we had in Darwin's time. - Author: David M. Raup
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#80. Biological evolution is too slow for the human species. Over the next few decades, it's going to be left in the dust. - Author: Ray Kurzweil
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#81. There were those within NASA who believed, and would continue to believe for decades into the future, that the government's decision to put all its chips on a short-term strategy to beat the Soviets came at the cost of the opportunity to turn humans into a truly spacefaring species. - Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
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#82. the more familiar a face, letter, number, sound, flavor, brand, or Chinese character becomes, the more we like it. It's true across different cultures and species; even baby chickens prefer the familiar. - Author: Adam M. Grant
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#83. I felt that first awareness that there's a whole set of species whose sounds and calls you've never heard - the wonder of realizing that people are growing up with an entirely different sensory experience from yours. This whole country seemed so shiny to me. - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#84. It's always been a dream of mine, of exploring the living world, of classifying all the species and finding out what makes up the biosphere. - Author: E. O. Wilson
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#85. One has children in the expectation of dying before them. In fact, you want to make damn sure you die before them, just as you plant a tree or build a house knowing, hoping that it will outlive you. That's how the human species has done as well as it has. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#86. I would love to compose more fantasy music, whether it's for a film or a game. That genre has so much opportunity for harmonic experimentation, not to mention all the interesting instruments that become available when composing music for alien species and other worlds. - Author: Jason Graves
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#87. A species's cognition is generally as good as what it needs for its survival. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#88. If people are all the same underneath, how has society changed so fast and so radically? Life now is completely different to how it was 32,000 years ago. It's changed like that of no other species has. What's made that difference? - Author: Matt Ridley
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#89. Let's not be too quick to blame the human race for everything. A great many species of animals became extinct before man ever appeared on earth. - Author: Will Cuppy
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#90. If there is one thing I've learned from the years in the criminal enterprises, it's that anyone can do almost anything to anybody else for any reason, and villainy and treachery doesn't have a thing to do with race, sex, species, or creed. - Author: Tim Pratt
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#91. You look at the history of any sentient species and what do you find but tableaux of violence and slaughter. It's finger-painted on the ceilings of caves and engraved into the walls of temples. - Author: James Luceno
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#92. Man's condition is horrible because, no matter what form his happiness may take, it arises from some species of ignorance. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#93. Recently I keep thinking that this isn't about the survival of a species. It's about why we're never satisfied with what we need, why we always take a bit more. - Author: Wu Ming-Yi
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#94. Bluefin tuna spawn just south of the oil spill and they spawn only in the Gulf. If they were to go through the area at a critical time, that's one instance where a plume could destroy a whole species. - Author: Larry J. McKinney
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#95. I'm very pessimistic about the future of the human species. We have been so indifferent to life on the whole that it will take its toll. It's not just the polar bears that are having a hard time; what we're doing is gradually impoverishing and poisoning the whole of the rest of life. - Author: W.S. Merwin
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#96. People worry about losing species diversity in the rain forest. But what about intellectual diversity - our most necessary resource? That's disappearing faster than trees. But - Author: Michael Crichton
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#97. But we live on the cusp of a Renaissance in consciousness of who we truly are and, thus, we can now begin to thrive in this exciting age of our humanity's journey toward a greater life and a more fundamentally intelligent evolution of our species. - Author: Martha Char Love
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#98. The linear, single species idea of farming is an assault on ecological function. Something's going to break down in that system - anything from soil structure, in economics ... but where to start is with true ecological function. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#99. Most every old civilizations looks at others--members of the same species but not of the same tribe--as wild men. It's a common rationalization, because when you reduce someone else to a level of something like an animal, it makes them easier to kill. - Author: Gene Doucette
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#100. Arousal is nature's stimulus for the propagation of the human race. The unaroused male of the species is as useless for that purpose as a worm. Arousal can happen sooner or later, but it must happen. - Author: Sol Stein
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