Intuition is a method of feeling one's way intellectually into the inner heart of a thing to locate what is unique and inexpressive in it.
Man is an ape with possibilities.
Roy Chapman Andrews
A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.
We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Time: That which man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him.
Some day no one will have to work more than two days a week... The human being can consume so much and no more. When we reach the point when the world produces all the goods that it needs in two days, as it inevitably will, we must curtail our production of goods and turn our attention to the great problem of what to do with our new leisure.
Julian S Huxley
The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out
"There are a few of us —madmen all! —who are in love with knowing, who would sell the last shirt from our backs for one small truth, one tiny star-fire to light up the murk and mystery of what we call our life… We may go blind before we see it, that's the haunting—"