Professor Challenger Quotes

"There seems to me to be absolutely no limit to the inanity and credulity of the human race. Homo Sapiens! Homo idioticus!" ~ The Land of Mist

"I feel that there is reason lurking in you somewhere, so we will patiently grope round for it." ~ The Lost World

"We have had for some years in this household a housekeeper--one Sarah, with whose second name I have never attempted to burden my memory." ~ The Poison Belt

"The true scientific mind is not to be tied down by its own conditions of time and space. It builds itself an observatory erected upon the border line of present, which separates the infinite past from the infinite future. From this sure post it makes its sallies even to the beginning and to the end of all things." ~ The Poison Belt

"Great sorrow or great joy should bring intense hunger--not abstinence from food, as our novelists will have it." ~ The Poison Belt

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