Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell

Are physical forces alone at work there, or has evolution begotten something more complex, something not akin to what we know on Earth as life? It is in this that lies the peculiar interest of Mars.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Speculation has been singularly fruitful as to what these markings on our next to nearest neighbor in space may mean. Each astronomer holds a different pet theory on the subject, and pooh-poohs those of all the others. Nevertheless, the most self-evident explanation from the markings themselves is probably the true one; namely, that in them we are looking upon the result of the work of some sort of intelligent beings. . . . The amazing blue network on Mars hints that one planet besides our own is actually inhabited nowMore Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now when we think that each of these stars is probably the centre of a solar system grander than our own, we cannot seriously take ourselves to be the only minds in it all.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Formulae are the anaesthetics of thought, not its stimulants and to make any one think is far better worth while than cramming him with ill-considered, and therefore indigestible, learning.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
War is a survival among us from savage times and affects now chiefly the boyish and unthinking element of the nation.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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