Category: size

I know that I am a small, weak man, but I have…

I know that I am a small, weak man, but I have amassed a large library; I dream of dangerous places.

People think that it is strange to have a turt…

People think that it is strange to have a turtle ten thousand miles long and an elephant more than two thousand miles tall, which just shows that the human brain is ill-adapted for thinking and was probably originally designed for cooling the blood. It believes mere size is amazing.
There’s nothing amazing about size. Turtles are amazing, and elephants are quite astonishing. But the fact that there’s a big turtle is far less amazing than the fact that there is a turtle anywhere.