The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
From even the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent.
To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.