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Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Words from the Inside

"There are 650 million in the world living with disabilities, 8 million in Turkey. I did this to give them courage, not because I'm an adrenalin or speed junkie. I dedicate this world record to all my disabled friends in Turkey. Don't lock yourselves away from society."
Turkish pop singer Metin Şentürk, who set a new world speed record for an unaccompanied blind person in 2010, in a Haberturk report

"The real adventure is every day life."
Sixty-three year-old grandmother Rosie Swale Pope, who completed 27 marathons in 27 consecutive days

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
American essayist, philosopher, and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Intranasal oxytocin seems to 'sensitise' people to become more aware of social cues from other individuals."
Professor Gareth Leng on a "cuddle hormone" that can make men more in tune with other people's feelings

"Animals might have a right to privacy."
Brett Mills, at the University of East Anglia, says animals' right to privacy needs to be taken more seriously by wildlife documentary makers

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