There really is no such thing as race. We all came from Africa. We are all of the same stardust. We are all going to live and die on the same planet, a Pale Blue Dot in the vastness of space. We have to work together.— Bill Nye
Romantic Pale Blue Dot quotations
The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
If you look at Earth from space you see a dot, that's here.
That's home. That's us. It underscores the responsibility to deal more kindly and compassionately with one another and to preserve and cherish that pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.
There is perhaps no better a demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.
If i don't have red, I use blue.
The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
Be grateful everyday for the brief but magnificent opportunity that life provides.
It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.
There is a big blue sky waiting just behind the clouds.
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken..."
The size and age of the Cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding.
Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home.
Once we overcome our fear of being tiny, we find ourselves on the threshold of a vast and awesome Universe that utterly dwarfs — in time, in space, and in potential — the tidy anthropocentric proscenium of our ancestors.
If we are to survive, our loyalties must be broadened further, to include the whole human community, the entire planet Earth.
The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses.
Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.
.. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and in triumph they could become the 'Momentary' masters of a 'Fraction' of a 'Dot'
There really is no such thing as race.
Our posturings, our imagined self-importance , the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe are challenged by this point of pale light.
How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, “This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant?
Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.
In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.
The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.
Those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries.
Those afraid of the universe as it really is, those who pretend to nonexistent knowledge and envision a Cosmos centered on human beings will prefer the fleeting comforts of superstition.
Human history can be viewed as a slowly dawning awareness that we are members of a larger group.
The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be.
Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us -- there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries.
I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue.
Better by far to embrace the hard truth than a reassuring fable.
If we crave some cosmic purpose, then let us find ourselves a worthy goal.
It took the Church until 1832 to remove Galileo 's work from its list of books which Catholics were forbidden to read at the risk of dire punishment of their immortal souls.