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    Dropping those atomic bombs on Hiroshima and

    “Dropping those atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime.”

    — George Wald

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    There is nothing worth having that can

    “There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war – nothing material or ideological – no tradition that it can defend. It is utterly self-defeating.”

    — George Wald

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    Since we have had a history, men

    “Since we have had a history, men have pursued an ideal of immortality.”

    — George Wald

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    Science goes from question to question; big

    “Science goes from question to question; big questions, and little, tentative answers. The questions as they age grow ever broader, the answers are seen to be more limited.”

    — George Wald

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    The Nobel Prize is an honor unique

    “The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all; and for that I am especially grateful.”

    — George Wald

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    Category: peace
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    All War Departments are now Defense Departments.

    “All War Departments are now Defense Departments. This is all part of the doubletalk of our time. The aggressor is always on the other side.”

    — George Wald

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    Our business is with life, not death.

    “Our business is with life, not death.”

    — George Wald

    Author: George Wald
    Category: death
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    I am growing old, and my future,

    “I am growing old, and my future, so to speak, is already behind me.”

    — George Wald

    Author: George Wald
    Category: future
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    In fact, death seems to have been

    “In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse.”

    — George Wald

    Author: George Wald
    Category: death
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    The concept of war crimes is an

    “The concept of war crimes is an American invention.”

    — George Wald

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    Category: war
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