Bernard Lown

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    Every historic period has had its Cassandras. Our era is the first in which prophecies of doom stem from objective scientific analyses.
    Source: A Prescription for Hope
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    Summits like those in Geneva promote hope. But hope without action is hopeless. Our enthusiasm for the positive spirit in these deliberations must not blind us to the absence of genuine progress toward disarmament. Twenty-four nuclear bombs are being added weekly to world arsenals.
    Source: Nobel Peace Prize acceptance
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    We physicians who shepherd human life from birth to death have a moral imperative to resist with all our being the drift toward the brink. The threatened inhabitants on this fragile planet must speak out for those yet unborn, for posterity has no lobby with politicians.
    Source: Nobel Peace Prize acceptance
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