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"Man's conquest of Nature turns out, in the moment of its consummation, to be Nature's conquest of Man." -
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Top 5 quotes from C.S. Lewis
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"Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief."
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Top 5 quotes from Science
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