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Quotations by author » Jacques Cousteau
French Explorer, 1910-1997
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Buoyed by water, he can fly in any direction-up, down, sideways-by merely flipping his hand. Under water, man becomes an archangel.
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Every morning I wake up saying, I'm still alive; a miracle. And so I keep on pushing.
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Farming as we do it is hunting, and in the sea we act like barbarians.
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From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
Men
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
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If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed [and] if we are not willing [to change], we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
EarthHumanity
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
Future
Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.
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The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish
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The impossible missions are the only ones which succeed.
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The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
DestinyFutureSurvival
The sea is the universal sewer.
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totally unreasonable.
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We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting.
CivilizationHunting
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
Scientists
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.
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