Gravity Quotes

Quotes tagged as "gravity" (showing 1-30 of 134)
Neil Gaiman
“His name is Marcus: he is four and a half and possesses that deep gravity and seriousness that only small children and mountain gorillas have ever been able to master.”
Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Sometimes I think gravity may be death in disguise. Other times I think gravity is love, which is why love's only demand is that we fall.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Neil Gaiman
“I would feel infinitely more comfortable in your presence if you would agree to treat gravity as a law, rather than one of a number of suggested options.”
Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones

Dave Barry
“Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. ”
Dave Barry

Terry Pratchett
“Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.”
Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

Derek Landy
“Just because an apple falls one hundred times out of a hundred does not mean it will fall on the hundred and first.”
Derek Landy, Death Bringer

Elizabeth Knox
“You fainted and I caught you. It was the first time I'd supported a human. You had such heavy bones. I put myself between you and gravity. Impossible.”
Elizabeth Knox, The Vintner's Luck

Shaun David Hutchinson
“As human beings, we're born believing that we are the apex of creation, that we are invincible, that no problem exists that we cannot solve. But we inevitably die with all our beliefs broken.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Paul A.M. Dirac
“Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star.”
Paul A.M. Dirac



Of life,
Born from
Of light,
The lens
Of time,
And into
A sea
Of stars

Poetry by Suzy Kassem”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Michelle Leighton
“He drew me like gravity.”
Michelle Leighton, For the Love of a Vampire

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Popularity is teenage heroin.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Sara Bareilles
“Something always brings be back to you, it never takes too long”
Sara Bareilles

Cassia Leo
“This is the way we fall. First we lose our balance, teetering precariously on the edge of uncertainty, until, mercilessly, gravity takes over. You can’t outshine gravity.”
Cassia Leo, The Way We Fall

Toba Beta
“No gravity, no fallen angels.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Frank Cottrell Boyce
“Gravity is not a trivial monster.”
Frank Cottrell Boyce, Cosmic

Anita Shreve
“The difficulty lay with the mind accommodating itself to the notion of the plane, with all its weight, defying gravity, staying aloft. She understood the aerodynamics of flight, could comprehend the laws of physics that made flight possible, but her heart, at the moment, would have none of it. Her heart knew the plane could fall out of the sky.”
Anita Shreve, The Pilot's Wife

Sara Bareilles
“But you neither friend nor foe, though I can't seem to let you go, the one thing that I still know is that your keeping me DOWN!”
Sara Bareilles

K.C. Cole
“The earth doesn't move backward (very much) when you walk only because it's much more massive than you are.”
K.C. Cole, Sympathetic Vibrations: Reflections on Physics as a Way of Life

Kedar Joshi
“They often say, “What’s the point in astrology if you can’t change your
destiny?”. Well, it’s true that you can’t change your destiny, but still it helps
knowing about gravity.”
Kedar Joshi

Toba Beta
“Smartass Disciple: Master, where is exactly the edge of this universe ?
Master of Stupidity: Edge is wherever the absence of universal gravity.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Toba Beta
“Smartass Disciple: Master, tell me what is it beyond this universe ?
Master of Stupidity: No 'space' in no 'gravity'. No 'thing' in spaceless.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

L. Austen Johnson
“When I’m with you,
The gravity of our moments,
The weight of our smiles
Makes time nearly stop.”
L. Austen Johnson, Burning the Bacon

Paul Baxter
“Doesn’t he look just like a ring wraith?” she said thoughtfully.
“Are you kidding?” replied Cathy, “I most certainly won't be carol singing at your door this Christmas if you've got one of those ugly things hanging on it!”
“No, from Lord of the Rings,” said Sue impatiently.
“I'm sorry,” snorted Cathy, “I don't watch pornographic material."
“Have you never read a book?!” Sue snapped. “It's about a small man who travels through dangerous lands to drop a ring into a volcano, it's a classic.”
“Does sound like a small man,” she replied, “can't even face his marriage problems full on.”
Paul Baxter, The Day our Gravity Reversed

Staci Hart
“I knew that Cooper was my sun, but I was his sun too. I didn’t need to orbit him, and he didn’t need to orbit me. We were a constellation, two stars connected as we moved through the heavens together, holding each other close with our own gravity.”
Staci Hart, Chaser

James Gleick
“Before Newton the English word gravity denoted a mood—seriousness, solemnity….”
James Gleick, The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

“Have you ever wondered why rain doesn't fall up when we live in the bottom hemisphere?”
Anthony T. Hincks

Haruki Murakami
“Humans by necessity must have a midway point between their desires and their pride. Just as all objects must have a center of gravity.”
Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase

Vladimir Nabokov
“. . .the mad conjurer at the ward whose pet obsession was that gravity had something to do with the blood circulation of a Supreme Being.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle

Andy Weir
“Several families had obnoxious kids bouncing off the walls. In this case, "bouncing off the walls" is not just a figure of speech. The overstimulated kids were literally bouncing off the walls. Lunar gravity is the worst thing to ever happen to parents.”
Andy Weir, Artemis

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