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50 Jacques Cousteau Quotes About Science and Life

Our latest collection of Jacques Cousteau quotes about scuba diving, the ocean, science, life and more

Jacques Cousteau was a jack-of-all-trades kind of man. He was an explorer, a French naval officer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author, and researcher. His naval career was cut short when he was in a car accident that broke both of his arms.

Leaving the navy led him to devote more time to studying the ocean. The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure, was his first book. He also directed the documentary version of the book which one a Palme d’Or at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.

They credit Cousteau with improving the Aqua-Lung design during the 1940s, which led to the open-circuit

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