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Hubert Horace Lamb
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12. März 1889 London – 1944; Britischer Historiker, Essayist, Biograph und Politiker
"Das Vorwort ist der wichtigste Teil eines Buches. Vorworte werden sogar von Rezensenten gelesen."
Zitiert nach: John D. Barrow: Die Entdeckung des Unmöglichen. Heidelberg, 1999, S.5
"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people."
Zitiert nach Hugh Leonard, New York Times, 23.11. 1980
"History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other."
"I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford."

Some Historians: "Supers and Supermen", 1920
Hubert Horace Lamb
1913 – 1991; Britischer Klimatologe. Hauptwerk: Climate: Present, Past and Future, 1972
I am an old man now, and when I die and go to Heaven there are two matters on which I hope for enlightenment. One is quantum electrodynamics, and the other is the turbulent motion of fluids. And about the former I am really rather optimistic. – Dictionary of Earth SciencesDictionary of Earth SciencesSchmetterlingseffektSchmetterlingseffekt

Hubert Horace Lamb
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