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How to make an imaginary animal appear natural.
It is evident that it will be impossible to invent any animal without giving it members, and these members must individually resemble those of some known animal.
If you wish, therefore, to make a chimera, or imaginary animal appear natural (let us suppose a serpent); take the head of a mastiff, the eyes of a cat, the ears of a porcupine, the mouth of a hare, the brows of a lion, the temples of an ol...
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Leonardo DaVinci

The kids I teach, after all, are the ones who will assume the real power, in their earlier years serving their apprenticeship in a diocese and later, when they're in their sixties or so, becoming either rich but powerless senators or rich and more powerful governors. At that stage their mark of achievement will be an almost universal inability to move one's body around except in those ornate powered wheelchairs. Like so many other things that h...
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Bruce Powe

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How to make an imaginary animal appear natural.
It is evident that it will be impossible to invent any animal without giving it members, and these members must individually resemble those of some known animal.
If you wish, therefore, to make a chimera, or imaginary animal appear natural (let us suppose a serpent); take the head of a mastiff, the eyes of a cat, the ears of a porcupine, the mouth of a hare, the brows of a lion, the temples of an ol...
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Leonardo DaVinci

The trouble with fiction... is that it makes too much sense. Reality never makes sense.

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Aldous Huxley


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