Dryden: Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert, Bedouins and Gods, and you’re neither. Take it from me, for ordinary men, it’s a burning, fiery furnace.
Lawrence: No Dryden, it’s going to be fun.
-Lawrence of Arabia
Hark, now hear the sailors cry / Smell the sea and feel the sky / Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic
-Van Morrison, Into The Mystic
I’ve always been better at figuring out volcanoes than people and politics.
-Dr. Harry Dalton, Dante’s Peak
…Man is the weakest and most defenseless of all living things, and it is unsportsmanlike to touch him.
-Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
There are two types of people in this world: those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t.
-Bob Wiley, What About Bob?
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Love is too weak a word for… I lurve you, I loave you, I luff you.
-Alvy, Annie Hall