Quotations

A combination of some of the more memorable wit and wisdom relating to diving accumulated over the years.


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A legitimate adventure has no predetermined outcome.
- John Chatterton

A flawlessly working rebreather is almost as dangerous as a completely unreliable unit since reliability encourages complacency.
- Howard Hall stating the Richard Pyle Paradox

Decompression algorithms are akin to measuring with a micrometer, marking with chalk and cutting with an axe.
- Rick Murchison

Scuba diving is itself a hazardous sport. To do it without any training is tantamount to playing Russian roulette with a loaded revolver.
- Robert F. Burgess

With all these rebreathers onboard there will be lots of space on the trip back!
- Steve Summers

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to Earth. But man only has to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
- Jacques Cousteau

He who would search for pearls must dive below.
- John Dryden

Plan your dive.  Dive your plan.
- Hal Watts