At sunset Martin Alonzo called out with great joy from his vessel that he saw land, and demanded of the Admiral a reward for his intelligence.
All methods of meditation are nothing but methods to help you to remember the art of let-go. I say remember, because you knew it already. And you know it still, but that knowledge is being repressed by the society.
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
I don't remember anything anybody said in any Jack Ford picture. Nothing happens except action.
If I could remember the names of all these particles, I'd be a botanist.
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy.
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people.
To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
But now science, spurred on by its powerful delusion, hurtles inexorably towards its limits where the optimism hidden in the essence of logic founders. For the periphery of the circle of science has an infinite number of points and while there is no telling yet how the circle could ever be fully surveyed,the noble and gifted man, before he has reached the middle of his life, still inevitably encounters such peripheral limit points andfinds himself staring into an impenetrable darkness. If he at that moment sees to his horror how in these limits logic coils arounditself and finally bites its own tail - then the new form of knowledge breaks through, tragic knowledge, which in order to be tolerated,needs art as a protection and remedy.
Truth and the knowledge of the ages are often the hardest and most intangible thing to learn in life. But, once comprehended and fully understood, they will provide the possessor with a wealth of wisdom and insight more valuable than both gold and diamonds combined.
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
New York... when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you.
I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic. What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all the money and profit from those films and poured it into developing digital sound and surround sound, which we are using today.
Since then, I have worked with the group that commissioned and improved the ring and that is now preparing the construction of a second ring to increase the p stacking rate by an order of magnitude.
The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.