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Quotes of the Day for 7 September 2001 – Heart

Michael E. DeBakey was born on this day in 1908 at Lake Charles, Louisiana. In 1932 he developed the pump that made the heart-lung machine possible, and has been a pioneer in heart surgery and implant technology ever since. Dr DeBakey has performed over 60,000 surgeries, a third of which he estimates involved touching someone's Heart in a way the rest of us cannot.

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The quotes:

The best and most beautiful things in life cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
     - Helen Keller

Without a rich heart wealth is an ugly beggar.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.
     - Martin Luther

Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart.
     - Anthony J. D'Angelo

The human heart is vast enough to contain all the world.
     - Joseph Conrad


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