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Vastness Of Space Quotes


"In the vastness of space and the immensity of time, it is my joy to share a planet and an epoch with Annie." - Carl Sagan

"Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Ships and sails proper for the heavenly air should be fashioned. Then there will also be people, who do not shrink from the dreary vastness of space." - Johannes Kepler

"Here is this three-pound mass of jelly you can hold in the palm of your hand, and it can contemplate the vastness of interstellar space. It can contemplate the meaning of infinity and it can contemplate itself contemplating on the meaning of infinity." - Vilayanur S Ramachandran

"God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God." - Benjamin F Sullivan

"God is not in the vastness of greatness. He is hid in the vastness of smallness . He is not in the general. He is in the particular." - Pearl S Buck

"Sometimes people stumble over this vastness in relation to the apparent insignificance of man. It does seem to make us infinitesimally small. But the meaning of this magnitude is not mainly about us. It's about God... The reason for "wasting" so much space on a universe to house a speck of humanity is to make a point about our maker, not us." - John Piper

"Up there, up there in the vastness of space, in the void that is sky, up there is an enemy known as isolation. It sits there in the stars waiting, waiting with the patience of eons, forever waiting in the Twilight Zone." - Rod Serling

"When I went to the moon I was a pragmatic test pilot. But when I saw the planet Earth floating in the vastness of space the presence of divinity became almost palpable and I knew that life in the universe was not just an accident." - Edgar Mitchell

"Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space. . . . Spaceship Earth was so extraordinarily well invented and designed that to our knowledge humans have been on board it for two million years not even knowing that they were on board a ship." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Well, Frank, my thoughts are very similar. The vast loneliness up here at the moon is awe-inspiring, and it makes you realize what you have back there on earth. The earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space." - Jim Lovell

"Forty thousand years of evolution and we've barely even tapped the vastness of human potential." - David Koepp

"An extraordinary writer....It is the vastness of Nick Tosches" heart that makes it possible to reveal the darkness." - Hubert Selby Jr

"Without water, our planet would be one of the billions of lifeless rocks floating endlessly in the vastness of the inky-black void." - Fabien Cousteau

"The world puts off its mask of vastness to its lover. It becomes small as one song, as one kiss of the eternal." - Rabindranath Tagore

"A great novelist must open the reader's heart, allow the reader to remember the vastness and glory - and shame and shabbiness - of what it is to be human." - Carolyn See

"The Earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space." - Jim Lovell

"In Africa you have space...there a profound sense of space here, space and sky" - Thabo Mbeki

"Whatever education a university or institutes of higher education imparts, it must achieve the global level of benchmarking given the vastness and diversity of global village we live in today." - Narendra Modi

"When we feel connected to the vastness of life and are confident of life's abundance, we are naturally generous and able to practice the third yama, non-stealing (asteya)." - Donna Farhi

"But where, after we have made the great decision to leave the security of childhood and move on into the vastness of maturity, does anybody ever feel completely at home?" - Madeleine L'Engle

"In the vastness of the cosmos, everything is going perfect, but one nasty little thought in your mind can make it a bad day. That is lack of perspective." - Jaggi Vasudev

"I've always been amazed at the vastness of America itself and what it does and how it does it. I'm interested in the mechanics of what makes this country happen, the power structures, the natural splendor." - Michael Light

"It seemed to me that I had come for the first time close to the soil of my native country, and could feel for the first time running in my veins Russia's vastness, her potency, her strength." - Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

"It may be - I hope it is - redemption to guess and perhaps perceive that the universe, the hell which we see for all its beauty, vastness, majesty, is only part of a whole which is quite unimaginable." - William Golding

"When asked Who I Am, the only answer possible is: I am the infinite, the vastness that is the substance of all things. I am no one and everyone, nothing and everything - just as you are." - Suzanne Segal

"Surrounded, detached, in measureless oceans of space." - Walt Whitman

"I love collaborating outside of my space." - Steve Aoki

"Vegetables....a waste of good plate space" - Mark Hoppus

"The warrior is not afraid of space" - Chogyam Trungpa

"The space of play and the space of thought are the two theaters of freedom." - Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

"Space is a way of measuring time; time is a way of measuring space." - Deepak Chopra

"Who is not afraid of pure space - that breathtaking empty space of an open door?" - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Time and space are not conditions of existence, time and space is a model for thinking" - Albert Einstein

"Our perception of space alters the space. It is consciousness that finds meanings in all spaces" - Tarthang Tulku

"Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?" - Jeb Bush

"A simple fishing boat in the midst of the rippling waters is enough to awaken in the mind of the beholder a sense of vastness of the sea and at the same time of peace and contentment - the Zen sense oof the alone." - D.T. Suzuki

"Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space." - Diane Black

"The essence of drawing is the line exploring space." - Andy Goldsworthy

"Public libraries are the last vestige of public free space." - Joshua Prince-Ramus

"Across the sea of space, the stars are other suns." - Carl Sagan

"Time and space are just projections of your consciousness." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Time and space are only forms of thought." - E. Nesbit

"There is no space wider than that of grief ..." - Pablo Neruda

"Outer space is no place for a person of breeding." - Violet Bonham Carter

"Every cubic inch of space is a miracle." - Walt Whitman

"33% of urban traffic is actively seeking a parking space." - Donald Shoup

"Digital clocks took the 'space' out of time." - Don Delillo

"The aim of art is to create space." - Frank Stella

"For human nature, being more highly pitched, selved, and distinctive than anything in the world, can have been developed, evolved,condensed, from the vastness of the world not anyhow or by the working of common powers but only by one of finer or higher pitch and determination than itself." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Nature does at least what she can to translate into visible form the wealth of the creative formula. By the vastness of the abysses into which she penetrates, in the effort-the unsuccessful effort-to house and contain the eternal thought, we may measure the greatness of the divine mind." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Decisive moment: the one when you will be really alone. And it is perhaps this that makes her hesitate: not the void, but the vastness of the solitude. It's as well if you are frightened of solitude. It's a sign that you have come to the moment of your birth." - Helene Cixous

"Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that" - Daniel Webster

"Stories are compasses and architecture, we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions like arctic tundra or sea ice." - Rebecca Solnit

"One drop has just fallen. It is a precious moment, and one that is full of poignancy. In surrendering to gravity and slipping off the leaf, the drop loses its previous identity and joins the vastness of the water below. We can imagine that it must have trembled before it fell, just on the edge between the known and the unknowable." - Osho

"I enjoy entering the viewpoint of characters who are as different from myself as I can get - children, elderly women, animals, a sexy death row murderess - and to imagine how these disparate individuals see the world's cruelty and beauty and vastness." - Scott Bradfield

"Command the space of your beingness - a space where you are allowed to grow into your true, unique nature." - Bryant H Mcgill

"The more you learn about the real vastness of space and the real challenges of space travel, the more completely you appreciate the necessity of taking very good care of this world and being good stewards of it." - Jon Spaihts

"When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant size of the earth and vastness of space, and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah." - Cat Stevens

"He lay beside her, an insomniac with visions of vastness. He thought of desert stretches so huge no Chosen People could cross them. He counted grains of sand like sheep and knew his job would last forever. He thought of aeroplane views of wheatlands so high he couldn't see which way the wind was bending the stalks. Arctic territories and sled-track distances. Miles he would never cover because he could never abandon this bed." - Leonard Cohen

"The Self says "I AM"-as in the very grand sayings of Christ, especially in the Gospel of John, in which he says in the state of onenenss with Yahweh (which in Hebrew means "I AM"), I AM is the way and the truth and the life-but the ego says "I am this" or "I am that," thus attaching itself only to a small portion of the Vastness. (62)" - Ravi Ravindra

"To be in a world which is a hell, to be of that world and neither to believe in or guess at anything but that world is not merely hell but the only possible damnation: the act of a man damning himself. It may be - I hope it is - redemption to guess and perhaps perceive that the universe, the hell which we see for all its beauty, vastness, majesty is only part of a whole which is quite unimaginable." - William Golding

"In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round,-for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost,-do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature." - Henry David Thoreau

"I began to learn about the universe myself and take it seriously. I know the names of the stars. I know how near or far the heavenly bodies are from our own planet. I know our own place in the universe. I can feel the vastness of it inside myself. I began to realize with each passing fact what a wonderful and awesome place the universe is, and that helped me in comics because I was looking for the awesome." - Jack Kirby

"Our world hangs like a magnificent jewel in the vastness of space. Every one of us is a part of that jewel. A facet of that jewel. And in the perspective of infinity, our differences are infinitesimal." - Fred Rogers

"Our world hangs like a magnificent jewel in the vastness of space. Every one of us is a part of that jewel. A facet of that jewel. And in the perspective of infinity, our differences are infinitesimal." - Fred Rogers

"The enormity of the universe revealed by science cannot readily be grasped by the human brain, but the music of The Planets enables the mind to acquire some comprehension of the vastness of space where rational understanding fails." - Gustav Holst

"The search for an equilibrium is essential for the artist, to be as aware of inner space as he is of outer space." - Mark Tobey

"Thus passing through the infinite varieties of space we reach the Divine space which is absolutely free from all dimensions and constitutes the meeting point of all infinities." - Muhammed Iqbal

"What haunts me is not exactly the absence of literal space so much as a deep craving for metaphorical space: release, escape, some kind of open-ended freedom." - Naomi Klein

"You Can Meet Someone Who Can Change Your Life In The Space Of A Year, In The Space Of A Month Or A Week." - Joseph Morgan

"The Experience of Sacred Space makes possible the founding of the world: where the sacred Manifests itself in space, the real unveils itself, the world comes into existence." - Mircea Eliade

"Time is a measure of space, just as a range-finder is a measure of space, but measuring locks us into the place we measure." - Frank Herbert

"The essence of sculpture is for me the perception of space, the continuum of our existence." - Isamu Noguchi

"Architecture is the simplest means of articulating time and space, of modulating reality, of engendering dreams." - Ivan Chtcheglov

"I believe that the manned space program can engage the public by advancing the space frontier. Every next mission takes you farther out in space than you were before, either technologically or in terms of distance." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"This is the time. This is the place. This is the vastness. Right here is paradise. Always. Always." - Byron Katie

"The real purpose of est was to create space for people to participate in life - to experience true space and freedom in life." - Werner Erhard

"When you are truly meditative, there is no time and space for you. Time and space is just a creation of the mind." - Jaggi Vasudev

"If we think of the field as being removed, there is no 'space' which remains, since space does not have an independent existence." - Albert Einstein

"What is the relationship between awareness and thinking? Awareness is the space in which thoughts exist when that space has become conscious of itself." - Eckhart Tolle

"God has no intention of setting a limit to the efforts of man to conquer space." - Pope Pius XII

"The most moral activity of all is the creation of space for life to move around." - Robert M Pirsig

"Space and time are not objects of perception, but qualities of awareness" - Deepak Chopra

"Painting is about the beauty of space and the power of containment." - Sam Francis

"The supernatural laws of prayer defy the natural laws of time and space." - Mark Batterson

"You have to create boundaries of space and then you have to create boundaries of time." - John Cleese

"It seems thus possible to give a preliminary definition of walking as a space of enunciation." - Michel De Certeau

"Part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to laws of space and time." - Carl Jung

"Time and space are fragments of the infinite for the use of finite creatures." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Religion controls inner space; inner space controls outer space." - Zsuzsanna Budapest

"Respect your own creativity and respect the creativity and creative space of other people." - Danny Barker

"I want to play music that draws a picture of the world and its space." - Jimi Hendrix

"Place and the scale of space must be measured against our bodies and their capabilities." - Gary Snyder

"One should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Grief rolled across the space between us like a wash of salt water." - Sue Grafton

"Cessation of struggle is like free falling through space without a care in the world." - Adyashanti

"A musician must lift up the souls of the listeners, and take them towards space." - Nikhil Banerjee

"In the deep space of the sea I have found my moon" - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"The writer can only explore the inner space of his characters by perceptively navigating his own." - Peter De Vries

"Time, space, and causality are only metaphors of knowledge, with which we explain things to ourselves." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Punctilious abyss, the yawn of space Come once a day to suffocate the sight." - Allen Tate

"It's a transformative experience to simply pause instead of immediately filling up space." - Pema Chodron

"Because you can get free of everything except the space where things have been" - Nicole Krauss

"Every healthy Volk sees the right to expansion of its living space as something natural." - Adolf Hitler

"Roll on, thou ball, roll on! Through pathless realms of Space" - W. S. Gilbert

"Anybody who grew up with the space program is a fan of science fiction." - Bill Nye

"The thought of a limit to perceptual space and time staggers the mind." - Muhammed Iqbal

"The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war." - James S. McDonnell

"I think that Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space." - Gabe Newell

"The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war." - James Smith McDonnell

"The accumulation of capital and misery go hand in hand, concentrated in space." - David Harvey

"Suppose we blasted all politicians into space. Would the SETI project find even one of them?" - Erik Naggum

"Psychologically time is seldom homogenous but rather is as full of shapes as space." - Robert Grudin

"Worlds and particles, bodies and beings, time and space: All are transient expressions of the Tao." - Laozi

"Our bodily eye findeth never an end, but is vanquished by the immensity of space." - Giordano Bruno

"Of course they fought as lovers must do to find a liveable space." - Leston Havens

"And we're just all made of molecules and we're hurtling through space right now." - Sarah Silverman

"By and large, people are sort of technologically averse in the political space." - Mike Mccurry

"Love is the one thing we're capable of perceiving that transcends time and space." - Russell Brand

"It is possible to transcend the usual limitations of the body, ego, space, and linear time." - Stanislav Grof

"Remember the law of the home: Junk expands to fill the space available, plus one room." - Deniece Schofield

"'Eveything is made of light,' he said, 'and the space between isn't empty.'" - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Atheism is just a way of clearing the space for better conversations." - Sam Harris

"To understand pretending is to conquer all barriers of time and space." - William Joyce

"You don't have to feel like a waste of space, your original can not be replaced" - Katy Perry

"Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space." - Margaret Atwood

"Relativity theory forced the abandonment, in principle, of absolute space and absolute time." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Charles Lutwidge Dodgson's life in space-time colored his liberated life of the imagination." - Lewis Carroll

"The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change." - Maya Angelou

"The dimension that counts for the creative person is the space he creates within himself. This inner space is closer to the infinite than the other, and it is the privilege of the balanced mind... and the search for an equilibrium is essential - to be as aware of inner space as he is of outer space." - Mark Tobey

"Letting the last breath come. Letting the last breath go. Dissolving, dissolving into vast space, the light body released from its heavier form. A sense of connectedness with all that is, all sense of separation dissolved in the vastness of being. Each breath melting into space as though it were the last." - Stephen Levine

"What's your story? It's all in the telling. Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of world that spreads in all directions like arctic tundra or sea ice. To love someone is to put yourself in their place, we say, which is to put yourself in their story, or figure out how to tell yourself their story. Which means that a place is a story, and stories are geography, and empathy is first of all an act of imagination, a storyteller's art, and then a way of traveling from here to there." - Rebecca Solnit

"The word God has become empty of meaning through thousands of years of misuse... By misuse, I mean that people who have never glimpsed the realm of the sacred, the infinite vastness behind that word, use it with great conviction, as if they knew what they are talking about. Or they argue against it, as if they knew what it is they are denying. This misuse gives rise to absurd beliefs, assertions, and egoic delusions, such as "My or our God is the only true God, and your God is false," or Nietzsche's famous statmeent "God is dead." - Eckhart Tolle

"Because of watching your breath and thoughts you have come to know now that you are neither thoughts nor your breath, you are the watcher, the witness. This is awareness. This is what I call meditation. Once you have known this awareness you are unidentified with your body, with your mind. Now you experience a vastness inside you, in one sense utterly empty and in another sense overflowingly full. Because of its emptiness you will remain calm and quiet. And because of its overflowing fullness you will be creative." - Rajneesh

"The unexpected action of deep listening can create a space of transformation capable of shattering complacency and despair." - Terry Tempest Williams

"The laws of thought are also the laws of things: of things in the remotest space and the remotest time." - C S Lewis

"A sense of the unknown has always lured mankind and the greatest of the unknowns of today is outer space. The terrors, the joys and the sense of accomplishment are epitomized in the space program." - William Shatner

"In a brief space the generations of beings are changed, and, like runners, pass on the torches of life." - Lucretius

"To me, every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle." - Walt Whitman

"Your mind is the knife that cuts the continuum of space and time into neat slices of linear experience." - Deepak Chopra

"Yet time and space are but inverse measures of the force of the soul. The spirit sports with time." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think that witnessing ecological problems visible from space is one of the new and essential roles of astronauts" - Philippe Perrin

"I cannot conceive curved lines of force without the conditions of a physical existence in that intermediate space." - Michael Faraday

"Wonder - the sensation of being whisked out of time and be bathed in ... epiphanous delight." - Robert Dessaix

"Fling me across the fabric of time and the seas of space. Make me nothing and from nothing-everything." - Rumi

"Art is the reordering of nature - the qualities of space and time - in new perceptual and material form." - Daniel Bell

"I often think of the space of a page as a stage, with words, letters, syllable characters moving across." - Susan Howe

"Painting is the chance to create a different space, or different way of picturing a literal stream of images." - Cynthia Daignault

"The joy of seeing Yuri Gagarin flying in space is only superseded by the joy of a good penalty save." - Lev Yashin



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