Jacob Bronowski Quotes

You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.

 
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Jacob Bronowski
Jacob Bronowski
  • Born: January 18, 1908
  • Died: August 22, 1974
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Scientist

Jacob Bronowski was a Polish-born British mathematician and historian. He is best known for developing a humanistic approach to science, and as the presenter and writer of the thirteen part 1973 BBC television documentary series, and accompanying book, The Ascent of Man, which led to his regard as "one of the world's most celebrated intellectuals".