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 Joseph Krutch - “Electronic calculators can solve problems which the man who made them cannot solve but no government-subsidized commission of engineers and physicists could create a worm”
 Joseph Krutch - “The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.”
 Joseph Krutch - “The advertiser is the overrewarded court jester and court pander at the democratic court.”
 Joseph Krutch - “A book unlike a television program, moving picture or any other modern means of communication can wait for years, yet be available at any moment when it happens to be needed.”
 Joseph Krutch - “If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Technology made large populations possible large populations now make technology indispensable.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “The cockroach and the bird were both here long before we were. Both could get along very well without us, although it is perhaps significant that of the two the cockroach would miss us more.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “A book ... unlike a television program, moving picture or any other modern means of communication ... can wait for years, yet be available at any moment when it happens to be needed.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “It is . . . sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “There is no such thing as a dangerous woman there are only susceptible men.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man, we call him a vandal. When he wantonly destroys one of the works of God, we call him a sportsman.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “The flowers never waste their sweetness on the desert air or, for that matter, on the jungle air. In fact, they waste it only when nobody except a human being is there to smell it. It is for the bugs and a few birds, not for men, that they dye their petals or waft their scents.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “If we do not permit the Earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food either.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “How anyone can profess to find animal life interesting and yet take delight in reducing the wonder of any animal to a bloody mass of fur and feathers is beyond my comprehension.”
 Joseph Wood Krutch - “Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.”