Quotes: Message in a Bottle

“The world’s oldest message in a bottle has been found on a beach in Western Australia by a couple who thought it might ‘look good on a bookshelf.'”

Inside they found a roll of paper with written German, dated to 12 June, 1886. The bottle was tossed over the rain of the German ship Paula in 1886, the Irish Times reports.


“If you can’t breathe, nothing else matters.”

Motto of American Lung Association, quoted in the article Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn.