Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence


The Purpose of this book is to convey to the reader some feeling for what is surely one of the most important and exciting voyages of discovery that humanity has embarked on.

The Road to Reality – A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe, Roger Penrose (2004)

Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence


A vision had seized hold of me, like the demented fury of a hound that has sunk its teeth into the leg of a deer carcass and is shaking and tugging at the downed game so frantically that the hunter gives up trying to calm him.

CONQUEST OF THE USELESS, WERNER HERZOG (2004) trans. Krishna Wilson 2009