"I think the most important thing people can do to save our planet and the human race is to empower women!"
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Robert Ballard on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Robert Ballard on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Robert Ballard on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Robert Ballard on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Robert Ballard on John Lennon
"Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing."
"I mean, there is amazing amount of oil and gas and other resources out beneath the sea. It's staggering."
"Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent."
"I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap."
"I mean, technology is amoral. It has no morality."