Our Big Blue Marble



Quotes about the Universe (and everything that surrounds it)
compiled by FRANK Baer (CreativeQuotations.com)

I.     Magical Things

The Universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
-- Eden Philpotts

We are impelled by a hidden instinct to reunion with the parts of the larger heart of the universe.
-- John Boodin

We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
-- Ray Bradbury

Man cannot live without seeking to explain the universe.
-- Isaiah Berlin

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
-- Edwin P. Hubble

II.    Knowing the Universe

I am very interested in the Universe - I am specializing in the universe and all that surrounds it.
-- Peter Cook

Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all -- that has been my religion.
-- John Burroughs

I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
-- Woody Allen

Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn't mean we deserve to conquer the universe.
-- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Man makes a great fuss about this planet which is only a ballbearing in the hub of the universe.
-- Christopher Morley

III.     The Locked Combination

Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the idea is quite staggering.
-- Abraham Maslow

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination, but the combination is locked up in the safe.
-- Peter De Vries

There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don't know what it's a plan for.
--Fred Hoyle

The plots of God are perfect. The Universe is a plot of God.
-- Edgar Allan Poe

But perhaps the universe is suspended on the tooth of some monster.
-- Anton Chekhov

IV.     Let’s Go Next Door

Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
-- Walt Whitman

For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
-- Larry Eisenberg

You may have the universe if I may have Italy.
-- Giuseppe Verdi

The universe may
be as great as they say.
But it wouldn't be missed
if it didn't exist.
-- Piet Hein

Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door:
let's go.
-- e. e. cummings


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