„Sometimes we are lucky enough to know that our lives have been changed, to discard the old, embrace the new, and turn headlong down an immutable course.“

The Silent World by Capt. Jacques-Yves Cousteau with Frederic Dumas 2004 National Geographic Society, pg. 5

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French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker,… 1910 - 1997

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—  Caroline Glick deputy managing editor of the Jerusalem Post 1969

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