Saturday, July 02, 2011


“I came here to hunt whales not my commander’s vengeance.  How many barrels of sperm oil will that vengeance yield?  What will it fetch on the New Bedford market?”

Starbuck - Moby Dick.

"It has been said an engineer is a man who can do for ten shillings what any fool can do for a pound...."

Nevil Shute - Slide Rule: Autobiography of an Engineer.

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