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Science Quotes by Robert Wyland (9 quotes)

I always say people are changed forever by seeing a whale. It makes an impression on you like nothing else ever could.
— Robert Wyland
As quoted in John Przybys, 'Whaling Wall’s Artist Looks For a New Canvas', . Las Vegas Review-Journal (22 Feb 1994).
Science quotes on:  |  Change (639)  |  Impression (118)  |  Whale (45)

I have slipped the bonds of Earth to dance with dolphins.
— Robert Wyland
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Science quotes on:  |  Bond (46)  |  Dance (35)  |  Dolphin (9)  |  Earth (1076)  |  Slip (6)

I was born under a water sign—Cancer, the crab—and I always felt I was born in Detroit by mistake, … I should have been born on the West Coast.
— Robert Wyland
As quoted in John Przybys, 'Whaling Wall’s Artist Looks For a New Canvas', . Las Vegas Review-Journal (22 Feb 1994).
Science quotes on:  |  Biography (254)  |  Crab (6)  |  Water (503)

I’ve come to realize that whales are as individual and as unique as we are. … They have individual physical characteristics that identify them as individuals, and have different personalities, as well. Some are shy, some are curious, some are friendly.
— Robert Wyland
As quoted in John Przybys, 'Whaling Wall’s Artist Looks For a New Canvas', . Las Vegas Review-Journal (22 Feb 1994).
Science quotes on:  |  Characteristic (154)  |  Curiosity (138)  |  Friendly (7)  |  Individual (420)  |  Personality (66)  |  Shy (5)  |  Whale (45)

If you want to do big things, you’ve got to have big ideas … And not much is bigger than a whale.
— Robert Wyland
Explaining his artist’s passion to paint, throughout the world, numerous huge murals showcasing whales. As quoted in M.J. Prest, 'Ocean View: The Face of Philanthropy', Chronicle of Philanthropy (28 Oct 2004), 17, No. 2.
Science quotes on:  |  Art (680)  |  Whale (45)

Nature is the ultimate divine mystery.
— Robert Wyland
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Science quotes on:  |  Divine (112)  |  Mystery (188)  |  Nature (2017)  |  Ultimate (152)

The inhabitants of the sea have much to teach us.
— Robert Wyland
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Science quotes on:  |  Inhabitant (50)  |  Sea (326)  |  Teach (299)

The sea fires our imagination and rekindles our spirit.
— Robert Wyland
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Science quotes on:  |  Fire (203)  |  Imagination (349)  |  Sea (326)  |  Spirit (278)

There is no end to the wonders of the sea.
— Robert Wyland
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Science quotes on:  |  End (603)  |  Sea (326)  |  Wonder (251)


Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
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