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"Whether that metaphor is accepted or not, the undeniable truth is that each society creates culture and is created by it," p. 131.

"When we have unified enough knowledge, we will understand who we are and why we are here," p. 7.

"And so the great astrophysiscist Subrahmanyan Chandkraskhar could pay tribute to the spirit of his mentor, Sir Arthur Eddington, by saying: 'Let us see how high we can fly before the sun melts the wax in our wings,'" p. 7.

"The more forbidding the task, the greater the prize for those who dare to undertake it," p. 209.

"Both the known and the unknown, the two worlds of our ancestors, nourish the human spirit," p. 233.

"No barrier stands between the material world of science and the sensibilities of the hunter and the poet," p. 237.

"Now, with science and the arts combined, we have it all," p. 237.

"We are better...

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