"The beginning is the most important part of the work"
Plato 428-348 BC
"I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave."
Joseph Campbell 1904-1987
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
Martin Luther King, Jr 1929-1968
"She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies;And all that’s best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes;Thus mellowed to that tender light which heaven to gaudy day denies."
She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron 1788-1824
"Where your treasure is,
there your heart will be also"
"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting.
It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalisations.
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity."
“Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.” Frank Herbert 1920-1986
"Travelling -it leaves you speechless,and then turns you into a storyteller"