Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity. -Arnold Toynbee, historian (14 Apr 1889-1975)
Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind, you have failed.
Jan de Hartog, playwright and novelist (22 Apr 1914-2002)
In nothing does man, with his grand notions of heaven and charity, show forth his innate, low-bred, wild animalism more clearly than in his treatment of his brother beasts. From the shepherd with his lambs to the red-handed hunter, it is the same; no recognition of rights — only murder in one form or another.
John Muir, naturalist, explorer, and writer (1838-1914)
riscaldamento globale verso nord sparsero specie caldo moderata tropicale Mooney Hobbs Streftaris Rilov ambienti marini espansione organismi planctonico stadio larvale acqua massa scala fluttuazioni climatiche Galil Bianchi Morri 2003 indigena acquacoltura diversità areali Zibrowius Minchin Wonham
Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
Fred Brooks, computer scientist (b. 19 Apr 1931)
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow, lawyer and author (18 Apr 1857-1938)
The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea.
Isak Dinesen (pen name of Karen Blixen), author (17 Apr 1885-1962)