Quotes About Universe

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Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Arthur C. Clarke
“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
Arthur C. Clarke

Madeleine L'Engle
“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”
Madeleine L'Engle

Arthur C. Clarke
“I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.”
Arthur C. Clarke

Rachel Carson
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
Rachel Carson

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Albert Einstein
“Nothing happens until something moves.”
Albert Einstein

Steven Moffat
“The universe is big, its vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. And that's the theory. Nine hundred years, never seen one yet, but this would do me.”
Steven Moffat

Ray Bradbury
“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

John Lennon
“Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.”
John Lennon

Andrew  Boyd
“Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.”
Andrew Boyd, Daily Afflictions: The Agony of Being Connected to Everything in the Universe

Douglas Adams
“Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe.”
Douglas Adams

Ellen DeGeneres
“The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren't any space aliens. We can't be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we're not all there is. If so, we're in big trouble.”
Ellen DeGeneres

Criss Jami
“Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.”
Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

Douglas Adams
“All you really need to know for the moment is that the universe is a lot more complicated than you might think, even if you start from a position of thinking it's pretty damn complicated in the first place.”
Douglas Adams

Carl Sagan
“The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”
Carl Sagan, Contact

E. Lockhart
“The universe is seeming really huge right now. I need something to hold on to.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

John Muir
“The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts.”
John Muir, A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives
“The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives you what you demand with your actions.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together?
Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences.”
Emery Allen

Philip K. Dick
“If you think this Universe is bad, you should see some of the others.”
Philip K. Dick

Craig Ferguson
“The Universe is very, very big.
It also loves a paradox. For example, it has some extremely strict rules.
Rule number one: Nothing lasts forever.
Not you or your family or your house or your planet or the sun. It is an absolute rule. Therefore when someone says that their love will never die, it means that their love is not real, for everything that is real dies.

Rule number two: Everything lasts forever.”
Craig Ferguson, Between the Bridge and the River

Alan W. Watts
“You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing.”
Alan W. Watts

C.S. Lewis
“If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.”
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Amy Plum
“Besides the alternate universe offered by a book, the quiet space of a museum was my favorite place to go. My mom said I was an escapist at heart . . . that I preferred imaginary worlds to the real one. It’s true that I’ve always been able to yank myself out of this world and plunge myself into another.”
Amy Plum, Die for Me

Joseph Campbell
“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.”
Joseph Campbell, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

Alan W. Watts
“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.”
Alan W. Watts

Bill Bryson
“Tune your television to any channel it doesn't receive and about 1 percent of the dancing static you see is accounted for by this ancient remnant of the Big Bang. The next time you complain that there is nothing on, remember that you can always watch the birth of the universe.”
Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

Carl Sagan
“The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.”
Carl Sagan

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