American Entomologist Quotes
When once it has been seen, it will remain forever the most vivid memory in life, solely because of its cosmic chill and isolation, the eternal and absolute darkness and the indescribable beauty of its inhabitants.
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.
The Entomologist who broadens the horizon of his observations becomes better able to grasp and comprehend the great problems presented to him.
Charles H. Fernald
Fill your note-book with descriptions, but digest them carefully, sifting out for publication only those that exhaustive study and repeated observations prove to be valuable.
John Henry Comstock
Since no two events are identical, every atom, molecule, organism, personality, and society is an emergent and, at least to some extent, a novelty.
William Morton Wheeler
The biologist seems unable to escape from the use of a terminology that is to be found in the larger dictionaries — and these dictionaries are at home, while the public is in the lecture-hall.
Vernon Lyman Kellogg
One's appreciation of nature is never more acute than when a bit of nature is injected into one's flesh.
Howard Ensign Evans
To the scientific mind the living and the non-living form one continuous series of systems of differing degrees of complexity., while to the philosophic mind the whole universe, itself perhaps an organism, is composed of a vast number of interlacing organisms of all sizes.
James George Needham
People think entomologists have small minds because they interest themselves in small animals.
Leland Ossian Howard
From red-bugs and bed-bugs, from sand-flies and landflies, Mosquitoes, gallnippers and fleas, From hog-ticks and dog-ticks, from hen-lice and men-lice, We pray thee, good Lord, give us ease.
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