There is consistent proximity throughout the logotype. The negative space forming the "N" makes sense with the name because looking at the logotype engages the audience when locating the "N". I also think the logotype font works well bold.
This is a very true quote, meaning that you should never give up, for the greatest thing in your life might be right around the corner. If you give in to temptation, you may never find out what success you could have had.
Blow Up, one of my favorite films. But as cool as this type treatment is I don't really think it works as Blow Up is about the magnification of a negative, not something actually exploding, which is what the smoke seems to infer.