The Bible

The Madeleine L'Engle books, particularly A Wrinkle in Time - It made me want to be a scientist.
Originally Posted by Swirlycurly Chemist
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My son wears combat boots (and a parachute). So does my son-in-law.
The older I get, the less patience I have with cleverness. Thomas Sowell.
Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve. Benjamin Franklin.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain.