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Bill Bryson

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As my father always used to tell me, 'You see, son, there's always someone in the world worse off than you.' And I always used to think, 'So?

— Bill Bryson

#humor #humor

There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, people deny that it is true, then they deny that it is important; finally they credit the wrong person.

— Bill Bryson


Protons give an atom its identity, electrons its personality.

— Bill Bryson

#quantum-physics #identity

Physics is really nothing more than a search for ultimate simplicity, but so far all we have is a kind of elegant messiness.

— Bill Bryson


Life just wants to be; but it doesn't want to be much.

— Bill Bryson


Isn´t it strange how wealth is always wasted on the rich?

— Bill Bryson


Hunters will tell you that a moose is a wily and ferocious forest creature. Nonsense. A moose is a cow drawn by a three-year-old.

— Bill Bryson

#nature #travel-writing #humor

What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.

— Bill Bryson

#attack #bear #camp #camping #funny

In my day the principal concerns of university students were sex, smoking dope, rioting and learning. Learning was something you did only when the first three weren't available.

— Bill Bryson

#learning #students #humor

At one time he [Cornelius Vanderbilt] personally controlled some 10 percent of all the money in circulation in the United States.

— Bill Bryson

#history #the- #home

About Bill Bryson

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Did you know about Bill Bryson?

Eventually living in North Yorkshire and mainly working as a journalist Bryson became chief copy editor of the business section of The Times and then deputy national news editor of the business section of The Independent. ) (1999)
Down Under (UK) / In a Sunburned Country (U. "
In November 2006 Bryson interviewed the then British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the state of science and education.

He received widespread recognition again with the publication of A Short History of Nearly Everything (2003) which popularised scientific questions for a general audience. Bryson shot to prominence in the United Kingdom with the publication of Notes From A Small Island (1995) an exploration of Britain for which he made an accompanying television series. Born an American he was a resident of Britain for most of his adult life before returning to the US in 1995.

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