The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the "Living Infinite"...
You can't hold the record forever, and I know that. I'm not stupid.
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it.
I could have gone on flying through space forever.
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.
He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
I think it's important that we don't all have to hold our heads high all the time saying everything's fine.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.
There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public, so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area, all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public.
God bears with the wicked, but not forever.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
The woman who does not choose to love should cut the matter short at once, by holding out no hopes to her suitor.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
Who would name their kid Jack with the last words 'off' at the end of the last name? No wonder that guy is screwed up.
I just decided that I would not put my professional life on hold to raise children. I know that sounds selfish to a lot of people and I don't know if what I'm doing is the right thing. But that's the way I'm doing it.
Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away.
I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain wonderful environment easily in the future.