From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
Be first the master of yourself.- Baltasar Gracián
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.- Thomas Eakins
The writer is by nature a dreamer - a conscious dreamer.- Carson McCullers
Nature is usually wrong.- James McNeill Whistler
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|Birth:||11th June, 1910|
|Death:||25th June, 1997|
|Profession:||Documentary Filmmaker, Explorer, Naval Officer, Photographer, Researcher|
Jacques-Yves Cousteau, commonly known in English as Jacques Cousteau was born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France. He was a French naval officer, explorer, photographer and documentary filmmaker who studied the sea. Although he is most famous to us from his television programmes, he also co-developed the aqua-lung, and pioneered marine conservation as a political and scientific priority. He described his underwater world research in a series of books, perhaps the most successful being his first book, The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure, published in 1953. He directed several documentary films include: Epaves, Danger Under the Sea, The Silent World(Won- Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature), and World Without Sun(Won- Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature).
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