Lewis Thomas On Possibilities

   Lewis Thomas   (November 25, 1913–December 3, 1993) 
Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913–December 3, 1993) 

Provided we do not kill ourselves off, and provided we can connect ourselves by the affection and respect for which I believe our genes are also coded, there is no end to what we might do on or off this planet.

At this early stage in our evolution, now through our infancy and into our childhood and then, with luck, our growing up, what our species needs most of all, right now, is simply a future.