I must go down to the sea again
To the sea and the lonely sky.
I left my socks and vest down there
I wonder if they're dry?
"If you try to watch the movie
Titanic backwards...it's actually about a magical boat that saves people."
"One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid."
James D. Watson
"You cannot wake a person who is pretending to be asleep."
“But the trouble is that conscious futility is something only for the young. One cannot go on "despairing of life" in to a ripe old age. One cannot go on being "decadent", since decadence means falling and one can only be said to be falling if one is going to reach the bottom reasonably soon. Sooner or later one is obliged to adopt a positive attitude toward life and society.”
George Orwell, All Art is Propaganda: Critical Essays