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space Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about space
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“Scientific people . . . know very well that Time is only a kind of Space.”
H.G. Wells
author
The Time Machine
book
The Time Traveller
character
time
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space
scientists
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“There is a thing about Time and Space which the philosopher Einstein is going to find out. Some people call it Destiny.”
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“There is no difference between Time and any of the three dimensions of Space except that our consciousness moves along it.”
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“I saw the years of my life spaced along a road in the form of telephone poles, threaded together by wires. I counted one, two, three ... nineteen telephone poles, and then the wires dangled into space, and try as I would, I couldn’t see a single pole beyond the nineteenth.”
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“The stars were thinning out; the glare of the Milky Way was dimming into a pale ghost of the glory he had known—and, when he was ready, would know again. He was back, precisely where he wished to be, in the space that men called real.”
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“Rocks are space, and space is illusion.”
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“Whispering makes a narrow place narrower.”
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“The immense distances to the stars and the galaxies mean that we see everything in space in the past--some as they were before the Earth came to be. Telescopes are time machines.”
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“I would like to love you, but I do not know you and I value space more than even love, for in space we can play.”
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“Visual impressions are greatly intensified and the eye recovers some of the perceptual innocence of childhood, when the sensum was not immediately and automatically subordinated to the concept. Interest in space is diminished and interest in time falls almost to zero.”
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“The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”
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“I’ve always thought an agnostic is an atheist without the courage of his convictions.”
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“Any faith that admires truth, that strives to know God, must be brave enough to accommodate the universe.”
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“Their position seems to be that their God is so great he doesn’t even have to exist.”
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“New generations grew to maturity wholly ignorant of the sky that had transfixed their ancestors and that had stimulated the modern age of science and technology. Without even noticing, just as astronomy entered a golden age most people cut themselves off from the sky, a cosmic isolationism that ended only with the dawn of space exploration.”
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“Einstein has overcome time and space. Harvey has overcome not only time and space--but any objections.”
Harvey
book
Elwood
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“…he had only to put the corpse where he had left the new baby at the last quarter of the moon, and the hyenas would do the rest.”
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“A great bear lumbered by. He spied the mitten all plumped up. Not being one to be left out in the cold, he began to nose his way in.”
Jan Brett
author
cold
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