British Entomologist Quotes
In his soul, as in a mirror, were concentrated all the lights radiating from every point of observation — whether human or Divine — and from his soul as from a mirror, these lights were reflected back in every possible combination of beauty and sublimity.
James Francis Stephens
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.
Birds are the fluctuating check on insect life, the safety valve as it were; they congregate where they find insects, regardless of their species or habits, and constantly consume the superfluous and the superabundant insect life.
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Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
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Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon