-Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.
-He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.
-It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry ‘I could have thought of that’ is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn’t, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
-I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.