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"David Beckham is not bigger than the Galaxy." - Alexi Lalas

"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..." - George Lucas

"The priceless galaxy of misinformation called the mind." - Djuna Barnes

"Arcturus is the highest civilization in our galaxy," - Edgar Cayce

"But there are still many unanswered questions. The halo that surrounds our Galaxy is one mystery region... The centre of the Galaxy hides even more secrets." - Heather Couper

"Our galaxy is 10 billion years old. The Earth is only 4.5 billion years old. We are a firefly flicker in the great astrobiology of the galaxy." - Geoffrey Marcy

"Carry on, then, if only for the moment that it takes a tiny galaxy to blink!" - Wislawa Szymborska

"Do your duty as an American, and as a citizen of the galaxy... Vote!" - George Takei

"You see people literally in a different galaxy who are paying extraordinarily low rates of tax." - Nick Clegg

"There were tiny stars behind my eyelids, a whole galaxy of tiny, spinning stars." - Lucy Christopher

"For many years I have been a night watchman of the Milky Way galaxy." - Bart Bok

"I get atomic, hypo-galactical... Word to mom, I'm in my own world. Galaxy rays? Powerful." - Kool Keith

"Does the moon play only silver when it strums the galaxy?" - Joni Mitchell

"Man is beginning to explore the galaxy. But how much remains undone on earth?" - Mikhail Gorbachev

"The very concept of solid ground is a myth. The galaxy itself is adrift." - Luke Davies

"In fact UN is more of a galaxy of organisations and agencies than one machine." - Kofi Annan

"Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son." - George Lucas

"A galaxy is composed of gas and dust and stars-billions upon billions of stars." - Carl Sagan

"The human race may be the only intelligent beings in the galaxy." - Stephen Hawking

"Everything dies, from the smallest blade of grass to the biggest galaxy." - Stephen R Donaldson

"How can you look at the galaxy and not feel insignificant?" - Ridley Scott

"I had always seen myself as a star; I wanted to be a galaxy." - Twyla Tharp

"This is the core of the galaxy, Horseface said. This is the very center of everything there is. A huge black hole eating up the galaxy. The end of everything." - Clifford D Simak

"If you take a galaxy and try to make it bigger, it becomes a cluster of galaxies, not a galaxy. If you try to make it smaller than that, it seems to blow itself apart." - Jeremiah P Ostriker

"The human brain is the most complex mass of protoplasm on earth-perhaps even in our galaxy." - Marian Diamond

"He didn't know why he had become president of the galaxy, except that it seemed a fun thing to be." - Douglas Adams

"There are as many atoms in one molecule of DNA as there are stars in a typical galaxy." - Carl Sagan

"He said you sparkle like a newborn galaxy and have more attitude than a rich kid with his daddy's Porsche." - Darynda Jones

"God is not worn out running the galaxy. He's not taxed at all guiding every dust particle all the time." - John Piper

"We seem to be young, in a very old Galaxy. We're like kids tiptoeing through a ruined mansion." - Stephen Baxter

"It should not surprise us that there must be other civilizations in our galaxy and throughout the entire universe." - Robert K. G. Temple

"I copied everything I did in Galaxy Quest from Bill Paxton in Aliens, I owe him some credit." - Sam Rockwell

"It was a story called 'The Hero' which I sold to Galaxy magazine in 1970, for $94." - George R R Martin

"It is a truism throughout the civilized galaxy that when you go to the police, your troubles really begin." - Robert Sheckley

"It was a story called "The Hero" which I sold to Galaxy magazine in 1970, for $94." - George R R Martin

"It is always wonderful to be a curious comet wandering in the galaxy of a good book." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Even galaxy-spanning anarchist utopias of stupefying full-spectrum civilisational power have turf wars within their unacknowledged militaries." - Iain Banks

"Earth is the crossroads of every possible alien. We're the McDonald's next to the highway of the galaxy." - Katherine Applegate

"Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone." - A R Ammons

"I've read the 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' at least once a year since I was twelve years old." - Sean Biggerstaff

"Star Wars' is a galaxy a long time ago, far, far away. 'Star Wars' is not about our future." - Damon Lindelof

"It was a story called 'The Hero' which I sold to Galaxy magazine in 1970, for $94." - George R R Martin

"There are at least as many galaxies in our observable universe as there are stars in our galaxy." - Martin Rees

"Keep up the good work, if only for a while, if only for the twinkling of a tiny galaxy." - Wislawa Szymborska

"'Star Wars' is a galaxy a long time ago, far, far away. 'Star Wars' is not about our future." - Damon Lindelof

"Dark matter is needed to hold galaxies together. Your mind is a Galaxy. More dark than light. But the light makes it worthwhile." - Matt Haig

"New York is a galaxy of adventure at once elegant, exciting and bizarre. It's a city that moves so fast, it takes energy just to stand still." - Barbara Walters

"A galaxy is composed of gas and dust and stars - billions upon billions of stars. Every star may be a sun to someone." - Carl Sagan

"...she smiles in an exhausted but warm sort of way, as though she is a brilliant sun in some other galaxy" - Audrey Niffenegger

"The intelligent and efficient politician is a species virtually unknown in the galaxy. Perhaps I might secure a scraping [for my] cell library." - George R R Martin

"Man is able to do what he is unable to imagine. His head trails a wake through the galaxy of the absurd." - Rene Char

"This is the very center of everything there is. A huge black hole eating up the galaxy. The end of everything." - Clifford D Simak

"Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow pizza." - Douglas Adams

"The story goes that I first had the idea for The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy while lying drunk in a field in Innsbruck." - Douglas Adams

"We search for life on others planets and in other regions of our galaxy. Meanwhile we destroy and ignore the other life on this planet." - Anthony D. Williams

"If such a thing had happened once, it must surely have happened many times in this galaxy of a hundred billion suns." - Arthur C Clarke

"A still more glorious dawn awaits / not a sunrise, but a galaxy-rise / a morning filled with 400 billion suns / the rising of the milky way" - Carl Sagan

"I didn't write 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' I'm not even sure who they all are. I can't wait to see the movie." - Stan Lee

"I did' write 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' I'm not even sure who they all are. I ca' wait to see the movie." - Stan Lee

"To believe in a universe as young as 6- or 7,000 years old, is to extinguish the light of most of the galaxy." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Wherefor are you knowing it? If you stacked all of the Gorg in the galaxy on top of eachother, the Gorg would kill you." - Adam Rex

"Since the Renaissance, people have had to get used to living their life on a random planet in the vast galaxy." - Jostein Gaarder

"When deep space exploration ramps up, it'll be the corporations that name everything, the IBM Stellar Sphere, the Microsoft Galaxy, Planet Starbucks." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I would suggest that today, we know about as much concerning the human mind as we knew about the galaxy in 1300." - Alan Watts

"When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system." - Kalpana Chawla

"Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar to that which we earthly composers face today." - George Crumb

"I've always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we're the only life form in the galaxy." - Jonathan Frakes

"There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space." - Buzz Aldrin

"I like the guys on the team and the coaching here. I especially like the management. The Galaxy have been really good to me." - Cobi Jones

"The people I still talk to are some of the old Galaxy players all over the place. That's a bond that's pretty special." - Cobi Jones

"I didn't write 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' I'm not even sure who they all are. I can't wait to see the movie." - Stan Lee

"Would Shakespeare and Raleigh have done their best, would that galaxy have shone so bright in the heavens had there been no Elizabeth on the throne?" - Amos Bronson Alcott

"'E.T.' was far-fetched. 'E.T.' was this wimpy-looking kid that came to Earth to pick some plants, but he came from the Andromeda Galaxy to do that." - Seth Shostak

"It may seem like we have the ultimate plan for our lives, but it's not in the same galaxy of what God's plans are for His people." - Monica Johnson

"We're electrical items and when we die the electricity goes somewhere else. When we die our energy goes into the galaxy." - Dominic Monaghan

"Whenever I saw the sun, I reminded myself that I was looking at a star. One of over a hundred billion in our galaxy. A galaxy that was just one of billions of other galaxies in the observable universe. This helped me keep things in perspective." - Ernest Cline

"Avice for a human. 87. Dark matter is needed to hold galaxies together. Your mind is a Galaxy. More dark than light. But the light makes it worthwhile. 88. Which is to say: don't kill yourself. Even when the darkness is total. Always know that life is not still. Time is space. You are moving through that galaxy. Wait for the stars." - Matt Haig

"In this way, Edwin Hubble worked out the distances to nine different galaxies. We now know that our galaxy is only one of some hundred thousand million that can be seen using modern telescopes, each galaxy itself containing some hundred thousand million stars." - Stephen Hawking

"Our sun is one of a 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living thing in that enormous immensity." - Wernher Von Braun

"Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living beings in that enormous immensity." - Wernher Von Braun

"Are we the only members of the Galaxy that can actually understand what a galaxy is? Could Homo sapiens really be the pinnacle of Creation - the cleverest critters in the cosmos? If we learn the answer is 'no,' that would affect our philosophies forever." - Seth Shostak

"If you want to see a black hole tonight, tonight just look in the direction of Sagittarius, the constellation. That's the center of the Milky Way Galaxy and there's a raging black hole at the very center of that constellation that holds the galaxy together." - Michio Kaku

"Nature goes to the same place to create a galaxy of stars: a cluster of nebulas, a rain forest, a human body, or a thought. That place is Spirit." - Deepak Chopra

"You are one with the same force that provides the spiral arms of the galaxy. That universal creativity. It's also what you are as well. And when the mystic eye is open and sees that, a person is forever changed !" - Alex Grey

"People want fun and escapism at the moment. Look at the success of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. I think Nolan kick-started a very dark, bleak style of superhero escapism, and I think people have had enough of it." - Matthew Vaughn

"Humans. Violent but peace-loving. Passionate but cerebral. Humane but cruel. Impulsive but calculating. Generous but selfish. And yet, somehow I knew that they represented the best hope of the galaxy." - Katherine Applegate

"We're better at predicting events at the edge of the galaxy or inside the nucleus of an atom than whether it'll rain on auntie's garden party three Sundays from now." - Tom Stoppard

"Dear God, help me. Do not forget me on this tiny cinder lost in a galaxy that is lost-a heart no bigger than a speck of dust beating, beating against death, against meaninglessness, against guilt, against sorrow." - Anne Rice

"Okay. I've got a good one." Simon stroked Isabelle's hair feeling her lashes flutter against his neck as she closed her eyes. "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away." - Cassandra Clare

"Wherever we press beyond the thin curtain of rationalist culture, we discover the incredibly rich, erotic, scary, promising presence of this intelligent Other, that beckons us out of history, and says, you know: 'The galaxy lies waiting.'" - Terence Mckenna

"The Frankfurt Galaxy( The NFL Europe team) always had tremendous success, at that time there were 2,000 American football clubs in Europe playing the game from juniors through to adults." - Bill Peterson

"We have outlived this embryo, this human cradle, and now it's time to be up and about the great business of becoming citizens of the galaxy and at home with our own heart." - Terence Mckenna

"At every level in our inventory, nothing seems special about our Earth, our Sun, our Galaxy, our Local Group. Evidently, mediocrity reigns throughout. Such is our niche in the Universe." - Eric Chaisson

"The number of habitable worlds in our galaxy is certainly in the tens of billions, minimum, and we haven't even talked about the moons. And the number of galaxies we can see, other than our own, is about 100 billion." - Seth Shostak

"In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of ten. That's probably a good number for the ratio of our ignorance-to-knowledge. We're out of kindergarten, but only in about third grade." - Vera Rubin

"Where is everybody? Humans could theoretically colonize the galaxy in a million years or so, and if they could, astronauts from older civilizations could do the same. So why haven't they come to Earth?" - Enrico Fermi

"That is the spiral galaxy in Andromeda. It is as large as our Milky Way. It is one of a hundred million galaxies. It consists of one hundred billion suns. Now I think we are small enough." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Whatever the reason, first place was always Solo, always, always, always, and second place was usually Chewbacca, because if you weren't the one saving the galaxy, you might as well be eight feet tall and covered with hair." - Charles Yu

"A general problem with much of Western theology in my view is that the god portrayed is too small. It is a god of a tiny world and not a god of a galaxy much less of a universe." - Carl Sagan

"Aquarius is a miscellaneous set of stars all at different distances from us, which have no connection with each other except that they constitute a (meaningless) pattern when seen from a certain (not particularly special) place in the galaxy (here)." - Richard Dawkins

"Nobody has ever seen an electron. Nor a thought. You can't see a thought, you can't measure, weigh, nor taste it- but thoughts are the most real things in the Galaxy." - Robert A Heinlein

"I like to think that we"re revolving on this planet and revolving through the galaxy. I love having context that's so much bigger than I can fathom. It's fantastic to realise how insignificant you are." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"We are all as much extraordinary phenomena of nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars and the form of a galaxy." - Alan Watts

"And because, in all the Galaxy, they had found nothing more precious than Mind, they encouraged its dawning everywhere. They became farmers in the fields of stars; they sowed, and sometimes they reaped. And sometimes, dispassionately, they had to weed." - Arthur C Clarke

"Any man who can hitch the length and breadth of the galaxy, rough it, slum it, struggle against terrible odds, win through, and still know where his towel is is clearly a man to be reckoned with." - Douglas Adams

"My eyes close. I am here and not here. A waking nap? A flight to the end of the galaxy and perhaps a couple of billion light-years beyond?" - Vikram Seth

"By the data to date, there is only one animal in the Galaxy dangerous to man - man himself. So he must supply his own indispensable competition. He has no enemy to help him." - Robert A Heinlein

"We know that Jesus could not have ascended to heaven because there is no physical heaven anywhere in the universe. Even ascending at the speed of light, Jesus would still be in the galaxy." - Joseph Campbell

"A hundred thousand million Stars make one Galaxy; A hundred thousand million Galaxies make one Universe. The figures may not be very trustworthy, but I think they give a correct impression." - Arthur Eddington

"Every time you look up at the sky, every one of those points of light is a reminder that fusion power is extractable from hydrogen and other light elements, and it is an everyday reality throughout the Milky Way Galaxy." - Carl Sagan

"I have the infinite galaxy from '2001 as my screensaver - so if I space out while I'm writing and it goes to screensaver, I can just stare off into the stars." - Eli Roth

"There are as many atoms in each molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. This is true for dogs, and bears, and every living thing. We are, each of us, a little universe." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I like to think that we're revolving on this planet and revolving through the galaxy. I love having context that's so much bigger than I can fathom. It's fantastic to realise how insignificant you are." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"And may my bronze name / touch always her thousand fingers / grow brighter with her weeping / until I am fixed like a galaxy / and memorized / in her secret and fragile skies." - Leonard Cohen

"A broad and ample road, whose dust is gold, And pavement stars,-as stars to thee appear Seen in the galaxy, that milky way Which nightly as a circling zone thou seest Powder'd with stars." - John Milton

"I'm not a huge comic book fan, but I'm a closet fan of certain Marvel heroes, two of those being Iron Man, and the other being Guardians of the Galaxy, which I'm looking forward to." - Kevin Feige

"Ewan McGregor stars as Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi, again doing a fine Alec Guinness impersonation but otherwise seeming lost and alone in the galaxy as the one actor attempting to give a real performance in this mess." - Stephanie Zacharek

"To play the piano is to consort with nature. Every mollusk, galaxy, vapor or viper as well the sweet incense of love's distraction, is within the hands and grasp of the pianist." - Russell Sherman

"Given the billions of neurons, this means there are as many connections in a single cubic centimeter of brain tissue as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy." - David Eagleman

"The president of the United States, the most famous person in the world, maybe in the whole galaxy - in a long time - he had to spend like a billion dollars to set the record straight." - Nancy Pelosi

"The eighteenth-century German philosopher Immanuel Kant had conjectured that Messier's nebulae were distant island universes outside our Milky Way galaxy, but many scientists in the early twentieth century disagreed." - John Moffat

"What had been released into the desert vacuum and starry oases of the galaxy was the inexorable logic of reproduction and natural selection. What followed was parasitism, predation, symbiosis, interdependency-chaos, complexity, life." - Robert Charles Wilson

"Vader was seduced by the dark side of the Force.... The Force is what gives the Jedi his power. It's an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, it permeates us, it binds the galaxy together." - George Lucas

"His passion was the Galaxy. In retrospect, it's fitting that we won a championship for him this last year because I think he was so passionate about this team and loved every single player and the organization." - Steve Sampson

"The house was somehow very lonely at night and Dr. Darell found that the fate of the Galaxy made remarkably little difference while his daughter's mad little life was in danger." - Isaac Asimov

"Have we discovered our Galaxy yet? And I think the answer to this question is No, not quite. There is plenty of work ahead for the next generation of astronomers." - Heather Couper

"Entering a cell, penetrating deep as a flying saucer to find a new galaxy would be an honorable task for a new scientist interested more in the inner state of the soul than in outer space." - Dejan Stojanovic

"I am both honored and blessed to have had such a wonderful career with the LA Galaxy and I am thankful for everything the club, the fans and the community has done for me and my family," - Cobi Jones

"Harry closed his eyes. He never wanted to open them again. His heart sent this message to his molecules: "For reasons obvious to all of us, this galaxy is dissolved!" - Kurt Vonnegut

"A typical neuron makes about ten thousand connections to neighboring neurons. Given the billions of neurons, this means there are as many connections in a single cubic centimeter of brain tissue as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy." - David Eagleman

"What had been released into the desert vacuum and starry oases of the galaxy was the inexorable logic of reproduction and natural selection. What followed was parasitism, predation, symbiosis, interdependency chaos, complexity, life." - Robert Charles Wilson

"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

"Earlier generations of stars in the galaxy could well have had planets. But really, there was only hydrogen and helium to work with, so they'd all be gas giants and not small, rocky planets." - Jill Tarter

"I hate to tell you this, but you will never actually go to a galaxy far, far away and encounter Darth Vader. That's science fiction; it isn't going to happen." - Margaret Atwood

"I would say keep supporting space flight, keep telling the public and the politicians why it's important to advance science and explore the galaxy. I encourage the Japanese to keep doing what they're doing." - Leroy Chiao

"Our galaxy's pretty ordinary, garden-variety. So if we believe our galaxy has a super massive black hole, that tells us that most, if not all, galaxies host such a black hole at their centers." - Andrea M Ghez

"One of the big mysteries about the black hole at the center of the galaxy is, 'Why don't we see emission from matter falling onto the black hole, or, rather, the black hole eating up its surroundings?'" - Andrea M Ghez

"There's a large cluster of stars that are orbiting the center of our galaxy. And by measuring the motion of stars, and in particular, their orbits, we can figure out whether or not there's a central black hole." - Andrea M Ghez

"It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy in the coming millennium. I think the USA is ready for that challenge!" - Wilson Greatbatch

"If you set out in a spaceship to find the one planet in the galaxy that has life, the odds against your finding it would be so great that the task would be indistinguishable, in practice, from impossible." - Richard Dawkins

"The first science fiction show on television was 'Tales Of Tomorrow' using scripts from the radio show 'X-1' which used stories from 'Galaxy Magazine' as its source material." - David Gerrold

"I am both honored and blessed to have had such a wonderful career with the L.A. Galaxy and I am thankful for everything the club, the fans and the community has done for me and my family." - Cobi Jones

"According to the standard model billions of years ago some little quantum fluctuation, perhaps a slightly lower density of matter, maybe right where we're sitting right now, caused our galaxy to start collapsing around here." - Seth Lloyd

"Changes, cyclic or otherwise, within the solar system or within our galaxy, would seem to be the easy and incontrovertible solution for everything that I have found remarkable in the stratigraphical record." - D. V. Ager

"I am humility, nothing more and nothing less. I am one blade of grass in a sea of grass. I am one wave in an endless ocean of waves. I am one glowing star in a galaxy of stars." - Frederick Lenz

"The New York Times' was enigmatic: 'Some unimaginable gravitational force is pulling our entire galaxy in the opposite direction.' End of article. If you stop and think about that, we are recreating ourselves." - Dwight Schultz

"There are lots of ideas which extend the Copernican principle one step further. We went from the solar system to the galaxy to zillions of galaxies and now to realising even that isn't all there is." - Martin Rees

"I have the infinite galaxy from '2001' as my screensaver - so if I space out while I'm writing and it goes to screensaver, I can just stare off into the stars." - Eli Roth

"Data from orbiting telescopes like NASA's Kepler Mission hint that the tally of habitable planets in our galaxy is many billion. If E.T.'s not out there, then Earth is more than merely special - it's some sort of miracle." - Seth Shostak

"But, as Douglas E Harding has pointed out, we tend to think of this planet as a life-infested rock, which is as absurd as thinking of the human body as a cell infested skeleton. Surely all forms of life, including man, must be understood as "symptoms" of the earth, the solar system, and the galaxy in which case we cannot escape the conclusion that the galaxy is intelligent." - Alan Watts



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