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Clyde Tombaugh Quotes: I was interested in telescopes and the way they worked because I had an intense desire to see what things looked like, so I learned how to use telescopes and find things in the sky.
         

I was interested in telescopes and the way they worked because I had an intense desire to see what things looked like, so I learned how to use telescopes and find things in the sky.


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Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.



I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery.

I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery.



I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?

I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?



Young man, I am afraid you are wasting your time. If there were any more planets they would have been found long before this.

Young man, I am afraid you are wasting your time. If there were any more planets they would have been found long before this.



Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science.

Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science.



You have to compete with others in the field. Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because you're competing for funds or grants to do your work, the financial work.

You have to compete with others in the field. Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because you're competing for funds or grants to do your work, the financial work.



That's the way I got along in life. I don't ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can't do it myself, I don't deserve to get it.

That's the way I got along in life. I don't ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can't do it myself, I don't deserve to get it.



When I was in the fourth grade, I became intensely interested in geography and I learned it well.

When I was in the fourth grade, I became intensely interested in geography and I learned it well.



I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.

I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.



By the time I was in sixth grade I could bound every country in the world from memory.

By the time I was in sixth grade I could bound every country in the world from memory.





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