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Louis Leakey Quotes and Sayings

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The author knows just what he wants to illustrate and
how he would like it to be done.
- Louis Leakey

The majority of people in Angola were not provided
with any kind of schooling and were completely illiterate,
very badly paid, and treated almost as slaves.
- Louis Leakey

I saw what looked like another fallen tree in front
of me and put my foot on it to cross over.
At that moment it reared up in front of me-the biggest python I had ever seen!
- Louis Leakey

There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings
at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
- Louis Leakey

 

I have examined the stomach contents of seven aardvarks.
- Louis Leakey

I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found
in early Pleistocene in England.
- Louis Leakey

Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour,
we never caught up with it.
- Louis Leakey

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The Foxhall jaw has now been missing for many years.
- Louis Leakey

Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of
what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
- Louis Leakey

Sometime during the many millions of years that have
elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence,
some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.
- Louis Leakey

Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories,
as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon.
Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
- Louis Leakey

At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated
and made a general survey of the overall geology.
- Louis Leakey

Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not
easy people to argue with,
and I was not popular because of my criticism of the
colonial service in Kenya.
- Louis Leakey

Raising funds for my fourth expedition proved to be very difficult.
- Louis Leakey

To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer
indefinitely is something I would never condone.
- Louis Leakey

South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory,
going back to the end of the last century.
- Louis Leakey

I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid
had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.
- Louis Leakey

The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics.
- Louis Leakey

When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu
way of life similar to that of the British at the time
the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
- Louis Leakey

We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.
- Louis Leakey

Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could
be saved through proper care and nursing.
- Louis Leakey

The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric
contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding
the age of the deposits and their economic potential
was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
- Louis Leakey

I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head,
thus killing it.
If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy
it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.
- Louis Leakey

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.
- Brendan Francis

I'm a commercial writer, not an author.
Margaret Mitchell was an author.
She wrote one book.
- Mickey Spillane

Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author
any affection he has for his book.
- Michael Lewis

To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it,
and get sensible people to read it, are the three great
difficulties in being an author.
- Charles Caleb Colton

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too
busy listening to other voices to listen as closely
as he should have to the one coming from inside.
- Stephen King

Hey, over here!
Have your picture taken with a reclusive author!
Today only, we'll throw in a free autograph!
But wait, there's more!
- Thomas Pynchon

Sometimes the reader will decide something else than the author's intent;
this is certainly true of attempts to empirically decipher reality.
- John M. Ford

With a film, I do my best to understand the author's
intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
- Bruce Beresford

Life is the most versatile thing under the sun;
and in the pursuit of life and character the author
who works in a groove works in blinkers.
- Laurence Housman

The more gifted and talkative one's characters are,
the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
- Vladimir Nabokov

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one,
it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
- Aldous Huxley

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar,
familiar things new.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

For a dyed-in-the-wool author, nothing is as dead as
a book once it is written.
She is rather like a cat whose kittens have grown up.
- Rumer Godden

I think that every so-called history book and film
biography should be prefaced by the statement that
what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.
- Barbara Kruger

I have never known a novel that was good enough to
be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.
- Edith Wharton

Truth is Mormonism.
God is the author of it.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

A successful tool is one that was used to do something
undreamt of by its author.
- Stephen C. Johnson

The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe,
present everywhere and visible nowhere.
- Gustave Flaubert

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
- William Goldman

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to
collect money and fame from this state of being.
- A. A. Milne

At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better
than an absent one is a dead one.
- George S. Kaufman

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole
contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
- Thomas Paine

There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book,
than in being the first author of the thought.
- Pierre Bayle

I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction.
So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really.
- Paul Kane

If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism.
If you steal from two, it's research.
- John Burke

When an author is too meticulous about his style,
you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in
his judgment of his own works,
no less are they in his reader.
- Sarah Fielding

You know what the critics are.
If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical
and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or,
if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
- Aldous Huxley

The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction
of addressing the Republican National Convention.
This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
- Emanuel Celler

I don't think the author should make the reader do
that much work to remember who somebody is.
- Kevin J. Anderson

The only living works are those which have drained
much of the author's own life into them.
- Samuel Butler

For success, the author must make the reader care about
the destiny of the principals,
and sustain this anxiety, or suspense,
for about 100,000 words.
- Ken Follett

It is a greater joy to see the author's author, than himself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the
variations in style and genre,
as long as they get that sense of story,
of character, of empathetic involvement.
- Dean Koontz

My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author.
- Lloyd Alexander

Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,
insists on tormenting generations to come.
- Baron de Montesquieu

The difference is slight, to the influence of an author,
whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand;
if he can select the 500,
he reaches the five hundred thousand.
- Brooks Adams

I have relaxed into my persona as an author,
although I used to fight that.
- David Guterson

Like the philosopher, the author views his task as
one of establishing a clear connection between life and history,
and of making the past bear fruit for the present and future.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock;
it needs more than native wit to be an author.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I would very much like to become a best-selling author.
- Manuel Puig

A creation of importance can only be produced when
its author isolates himself,
it is a child of solitude.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When the characters are really alive before their author,
the latter does nothing but follow them in their action,
in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him.
- Luigi Pirandello


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