Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.

The biggest lie on the planet: When I get what I want, I will be happy.

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds;

our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.

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Oh man! There is no planet sun or star could hold you, if you but knew what you are.

After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say I want to see the manager.

Here we are, arguably the most intelligent being that's ever walked planet Earth, with this extraordinary brain ... and yet we're destroying the only home we have.

The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction.

The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of this planet.

I've heard it said that the most dangerous animal on the planet is the adolescent male.

If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.

You'd think [that] we'd get it, we'd understand that the most precious resource on the blue planet is our consciousness. ... But we don't. We take our consciousness for granted.

The beliefs I was raised with - to respect animals and to be aware of nature, to understand that we share this planet with other creatures - have had a huge impact on me.

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.

I am optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically on the reparation of our planet.

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.

We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.

It isn't safe to sit in judgment upon another person's illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.

Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently.

I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.

I was brought up to understand that we are all here on planet earth together.

I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.

All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days.

Nor will it be finished in the first thousand days, nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin.

It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.

If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free -- however free one can be on this planet.

I'm grateful for the opportunity to live on this beautiful and astonishing planet Earth. In the morning, I wake up with a sense of gratitude.

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth.

I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.

Women have never been as interesting as they are now.

Not at any time on this planet have women been so educated, so interesting, so capable.

I reached a frontier of biology so strange, so rich, that it seemed as though it exists on another planet.

America is simultaneously the most attractive and most repulsive place on the planet. It is most loved and most hated.

Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet.

I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere.

Terrorism is a horrible thing that is the great threat to civilization on our planet.

Helen Mirren is like the sexiest woman on the planet to me.

She is. Just the way she goes about everything.

It's kind of true, you do disappear off the planet if you are a middle-aged woman, but that has some advantages as well.

Maybe this world is another planet's hell.

If you're going to be alive and on this planet, you have to, like, suck the marrow out of every day and get the most out of it.

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.

Yet, history has shown that if material force can defeat some ideologies it can no longer obliterate a civilization without destabilizing the whole planet.

There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't.

What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon.

Whatever we learn has a purpose and whatever we do affects everything and everyone else, if even in the tiniest way. Why, when a housefly flaps his wings, a breeze goes round the world; when a speck of dust falls to the ground, the entire planet weighs a little more; and when you stamp your foot, the earth moves slightly off its course. Whenever you laugh, gladness spreads like the ripples in a pond; and whenever you're sad, no one anywhere can be really happy. And it's much the same thing with knowledge, for whenever you learn something new, the whole world becomes that much richer.

Appreciation of life itself, becoming suddenly aware of the miracle of being alive, on this planet, can turn what we call ordinary life into a miracle. We come awake to such a realization when we recognize our connection to a spiritual dimension.

The True Artist has the planet for his pedestal;

the adventurer, after years of strife, has nothing broader than his shoes.

What I like, or one of the things I like, about motoring is the sense it gives one of lighting accidentally, like a voyager who touches another planet with the tip of his toe, upon scenes which would have gone on, have always gone on, will go on, unrecorded, save for this chance glimpse. Then it seems to me I am allowed to see the heart of the world uncovered for a moment.

In order for life to have appeared spontaneously on Earth, there first had to be hundreds of millions of protein molecules of the Ninth Configuration. But, given the size of the planet Earth, do you know how long it would take for just one of these protein molecules to appear by chance? Roughly 10 to the 243rd power, billions of years; and I find that far, far more fantastic than simply believing in a god.

A mental disease has swept the planet: banalization presented with the alternative of love or a garbage disposal unit, young people of all countries have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds.

One of them tempts us --ah! what a dream, to live in that! --the other stifles us at the first breath.