Sir Arthur Clarke

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    “Danger! What danger do you foresee?”
    Holmes shook his head gravely. “It would cease to be a danger if we could define it,” said he.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Thou didst create the night, but I made the lamp.
    Thou didst create clay, but I made the cup.
    Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests,
    I produced the orchards, gardens and groves.
    It is I who made the glass out of stone,
    And it is I who turn a poison into an antidote.
    Muhammad, Sir Iqbal (1873–1938)

    So let man consider of what he was created;
    he was created of gushing water
    issuing between the loins and the breast-bones.
    Qur’An. The Night-Star, 86:5-7, ed. Arthur J. Arberry (1955)

    Burn Ovid with the rest. Lovers will find
    A hedge-school for themselves and learn by heart
    All that the clergy banish from the mind,
    —Austin Clarke (1896–1974)