"Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Robert Ballard on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Robert Ballard on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Robert Ballard on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Robert Ballard on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Robert Ballard on Conan O'Brien
"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."
"I can't travel without Sudoku."