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Siddhartha Mukherjee
“The art of medicine is long, Hippocrates tells us, "and life is short; opportunity fleeting; the experiment perilous; judgment flawed.”
Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Amitav Ghosh
“(...) an instance when Fate had conspired with Nature to give them a sign that theirs was no ordinary journey.”
Amitav Ghosh, River of Smoke

Daniel Kahneman
“The psychologist, Paul Rozin, an expert on disgust, observed that a single cockroach will completely wreck the appeal of a bowl of cherries, but a cherry will do nothing at all for a bowl of cockroaches.”
Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

Amitav Ghosh
“If the charter of your liberties entails death and despair for untold multitudes, then it is nothing but a license for slaughter.”
Amitav Ghosh, River of Smoke

Siddhartha Mukherjee
“History repeats, but science reverberates.”
Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

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