North Atlantic

Famous quotes containing the words north and/or atlantic:

    There are no whole truths; all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
    —Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947)

    They commonly celebrate those beaches only which have a hotel on them, not those which have a humane house alone. But I wished to see that seashore where man’s works are wrecks; to put up at the true Atlantic House, where the ocean is land-lord as well as sea-lord, and comes ashore without a wharf for the landing; where the crumbling land is the only invalid, or at best is but dry land, and that is all you can say of it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)