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Eugenie Clark Quotes

I cant think of anything I regret. Everything Ive done, Ive enjoyed doing. Ive had five husbands, four children. Ive done it all, but mainly Ive enjoyed studying fish and being underwater with them, being in their natural habitat, looking at the fish and the fish looking at me.
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Sharks are among the most perfectly constructed creatures in nature. Some forms have survived for two hundred million years.

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As a child, William Beebe was my hero, and I used to read about him going down in the bathysphere, and I wanted to do that too. And I told my family, I said, 'I'd like to go down and be like William Beebe,' and they said, 'Well, maybe you can take up typing and get to be the secretary of William Beebe or somebody like him.'

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I want to be remembered as a nice person who didn't hurt people - except my ex-husbands, maybe.

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In the beginning, I wanted to enter what was essentially a man's field. I wanted to prove I could do it. Then I found that when I did as well as the men in the field I got more credit for my work because I am a woman, which seems unfair.

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It seems as though women keep growing. Eventually they can have little or nothing in common with the men they chose long ago.

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Not many appreciate the ultimate power and potential usefulness of basic knowledge accumulated by obscure, unseen investigators who, in a lifetime of intensive study, may never see any practical use for their findings but who go on seeking answers to the unknown without thought of financial or practical gain.

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