How happy is the sailor’s life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home.
- "Metaphorically these essays move as a quiet… "Metaphorically these essays move as a quiet but observant coast-guard cutter among the rocks and islands up and down the littoral of our life." - David McCord
- "Estate agents. You can’t live with them,… "Estate agents. You can't live with them, you can't live with them. The first sign of these nasty purulent sores appeared round about 1894. With their jangling keys, nasty suits, revolting beards, moustaches and tinted spectacles, estate agents roam the land causing perturbation and despair. If you try and kill them, you're put in prison: if you try and talk to them, you vomit. There's…
- Tom Hanks – home with someone “Life is one thing after another and its actually more pleasant to be able to go home with someone you like to spend time with in order to get with it." ~Tom Hanks, actor
- Frase celebre di Isaac Asimov «La violenza è l'ultimo rifugio degli incapaci.» (Isaac Asimov)