Quotes of Bacterium

“ Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ People mourn when a person dies, but no-one mourns the billions of intestinal bacteria that his death dooms. Speciesism, I calls it. ”

- John McCarthy

“ The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all. ”

- Hilaire Belloc

“ A microbe is so very small You cannot make him out at all. ”

- Hilaire Belloc

“ Microbes are doing things we didn't even know they could do 10 years ago. ”

- Robert Jackson
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