The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
The most merciful thing in the world... is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.
We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself, but I will tell of The Street.
Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.
Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.
What a man does for pay is of little significance. What he is, as a sensitive instrument responsive to the world's beauty, is everything!
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
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