“…but fisherman, i have noticed, they don’t care whether I’m brown or white, rich or poor, wearing robes or waders. All they care about is the fish, and the river, and the game we play. For fisherman the only virtues are patience, tolerance, and humility. I like this.”
“You will regret that you spent so much of your time worrying about things that always worked themselves out. You’ll eventually realize how many beautiful moments of your life were wasted because you were worrying about the outcome of something that a) turned out fine and b) worrying couldn’t change anyway.”
Because I’m basically a 16-year old nerd, here’s me landing the space shuttle on what might be the coolest SIM I’ve used since I got to land a CH-53 at the Tustin Naval Air Station and crashed into the side of a carrier.
The entire landing is via the cockpit hud, but the replay shows mostly exterior shots.
“As a fraction of the lifespan of the universe, as measured from its beginning to the evaporation of the last black hole, life as we know it is only possible for one thousandth of a billion, billion, billionth, billion, billion, billionth, billion, billion, billionth, of a percent. And that’s why for me, the most astonishing wonder of the universe isn’t a star, or a planet, or a galaxy. It isn’t a thing at all. It’s an instant in time. And that time, is now.”