„A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.“

— Charles Darwin, volume I, chapter VI: "The Voyage", [http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/frameset?pageseq=284&itemID=F1452.1&viewtype=image page 266]; letter to sister Susan Elizabeth Darwin (4 August 1836)

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