Universe

We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.

Democritus

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Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.

Carl Sagan

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The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.

Carl Sagan

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Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.

Carl Sagan

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Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.

Amy Tan

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Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.

Norman Cousins

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I want to put a ding in the universe.

Steve Jobs

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Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.

Joseph Campbell

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I believe that God made this wonderful universe and all that exists.

Pat Buckley

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Universe — quotes and aphorisms

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

Galileo Galilei

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While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I'm no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.

Stephen Hawking

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I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.

Stephen Hawking

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Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.

Caroline Knapp

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Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.

Elie Wiesel

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You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

Buddha

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When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.

John Muir

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If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan

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Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

Stephen Hawking

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We people of the Earth exist because our potential was there in the Big Bang, 13.7 billion years ago, as the universe exploded into being.

Bob Brown

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