20th-century Entomologist Quotes
Most technical names still have a queer, foreign, pedantic sound, and if we see very many of them in a stretch of print we get frightened off and hastily look for something else to read.
If and when the day comes when pure science is once again generally appreciated as a self-justifying intellectual adventure of mankind, then the coleopterists should be able to step forward and claim their share of its glory.
The corridors of power have a strong attraction for even the most devoted investigator, and these corridors seldom lead back to the laboratory.
One's appreciation of nature is never more acute than when a bit of nature is injected into one's flesh.
Howard Ensign Evans
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Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
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