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Born: 1940-05-08
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs.

Tags: Either, Sharks, Young

I dive as much as I can.

Tags: Dive

I don't believe in blaming inanimate objects for anything.

Tags: Blaming, Inanimate, Objects

I guess I'm a hopeful optimist, because to be a pessimist is to be suicidal.

Tags: Guess, Hopeful, Pessimist

I read very widely, both non-fiction and fiction, so I don't think there's a single writer who influences me.

Tags: Both, Read, Single

I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet.

Tags: Babe, Internet, Woods

I've never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins.

Tags: Except, Hurt, Sea

If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.

Tags: Become, Rain, Respect

Reputations rise and fall almost as regularly as the tides.

Tags: Almost, Fall, Rise

Twenty-five years ago nobody knew much about white sharks.

Tags: Knew, Nobody, White

Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.

Tags: Earth, Life, Oceans

Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.

Tags: Love, Time, Writing

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.

Tags: Enough, Once, Writing
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