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extinctions Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about extinctions
  1. #1
    “Long before the Industrial Revolution, Homo sapiens held the record among all organisms for driving the most plant and animal species to their extinctions. We have the dubious distinction of being the deadliest species in the annals of biology.”
  2. #2
    “A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property—either as a child, a wife, or a concubine—must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.”
  3. #3
    “If you believe that your existence is dependent upon this corporeal image, then you feel in danger of extinction.”