"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful.
It's the transition that's troublesome." - Isaac Asimov
"Be nice to people on your way up
because you meet them on your way down." - Jimmy Durante
"If you want to make an apple pie from
scratch, you must first create the universe." - Carl Sagan
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom
listens." - Jimi Hendrix
"Education is a progressive discovery
of our own ignorance." - Will Durant
"Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goal." - Henry Ford
"While we are postponing, life speeds
by." - Seneca
"First they ignore you,
then they laugh at you,
then they fight you,
then you win."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"Most people would sooner die than
think; in fact, they do so." - Bertrand Russell
"It has become appallingly obvious
that our technology has exceeded our humanity. " - Albert Einstein
"The mistakes are all waiting to be
made. " - Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
"Try not. Do, or do not. There is no
'try'." - Yoda
"I may not have gone where I intended
to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be." - Douglas
"Tell me, o Muse, of that ingenious
hero who travelled far and wide..." - Homer's Odyssey
"Whatever trip we start, it is for the
search of happiness. But happiness is here." - Quintus Flaccus
"Nothing is constant but change." -
Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism
"The only ones who fly are the one who
dare to fly." - Luis Sepulveda, Chilean writer
"Stars are holes in the sky from which
the light of the infinite shines." - Confucius
"While the other animals are prone and
fix their gaze on the earth, the god gave man a face uplifted,
bade him stand erect and turn his eyes to the stars."
- Publius Ovidius Naso
"The greatest thing You'll ever learn
Is just to love and Be loved in return" - Eden Ahbez
"May god stand between you and harm,
in all the dark places you must walk." - Ancient Egyptian Proverb
"To win one hundred victories in one
hundred battles is not the highest skill.
To subdue the enemy without fighting, is the highest skill."
"There must be something worth living
There must be something worth trying
Even some things worth dying for
And if one man can stand tall
There must be some hope for us all
Somewhere, somewhere in the spirit of
- "War of the Worlds musical by Jeff
"Mother, I saw a dream in the night.
There were stars in the sky for me." - The Epic of Gilgamesh
"The greatest gain from space travel
consists in the extension of our knowledge.
In a hundred years this newly won
knowledge will pay huge and unexpected dividends."
- Wernher von Braun
"To go places and do
things that have never been done before - that's what living is all
about." - Michael Collins
"It's human nature to stretch, to go,
to see, to understand. Exploration is not a choice, really; it's an
imperative." - Michael Collins
"Don't tell me that man doesn't belong
Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he'll do plenty well when he
- Wernher von Braun
"Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams
die, life is a broken bird that cannot fly." - Langston Hughes
"Minds are like parachutes - they only
function when open." - Thomas Dewar
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars." - Les Brown
"What is now proved was once only
imagined." - William Blake
"Even a fool knows you can't touch the
stars, but it doesn't stop a wise man from trying." - Harry Anderson
"And if you gaze for long into an
abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." - Friedrich Nietzsche
"Following the light of the sun, we
left the Old World." - Inscription on Columbus' caravels
"Throw your dreams into space like a
kite, and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country."
- Anais Nin
"If you can imagine it,You can achieve
it.If you can dream it, You can become it." - William Arthur Ward
"Imagination is the only weapon in the
war against reality." - Jules de Gautier
"The journey is the reward." - Taoist
"It is good to have an end to journey
toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end." - Ursula K.
"The universe is full of magical
things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper." - Eden
"Your current safe boundaries were
once unknown frontiers." - Unknown
"The future belongs to those who
believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt
"Dreams are renewable.
No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped
possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born."
- Dale Turner
"There is a single light of science,
and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere." - Isaac
"Reality is that part of the
imagination we all agree on." - Unknown
"The most beautiful thing we can
experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and
science." - Albert Einstein
"Imagination is more important than
knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." -
"When I examine myself and my methods
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."
- Albert Einstein
"As far as the laws of mathematics
refer to reality, they are not certain;
and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."
- Albert Einstein
"Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke
"Time is the fire in which we burn." -
"I don't know what you could say about
a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets." - John Glenn
"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
I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small."
- Neil Armstrong
"To confine our attention to
terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit." - Stephen
"Science-fiction yesterday, fact
today, obsolete tomorrow." - Otto O. Binder
"There shall be wings! If the
accomplishment be not for me, 'tis for some other.
The spirit cannot die; and man, who shall know all and shall have
- Leonardo da Vinci
"Man's mind and spirit grow with the
space in which they are allowed to operate." - Krafft A. Ehricke
"The important thing is not to stop
questioning." - Albert Einstein
"You would make a ship sail against
the winds and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck...I have no
time for such nonsense."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"The Earth is a cradle of the mind,
but we cannot live forever in a cradle." - Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
"Sometimes I think we're alone in the
universe, and sometimes I think we're not.
In either case the idea is quite staggering."
- Arthur C. Clarke
"Space isn't remote at all. It's only
an hour's drive away, if your car could go straight upwards." - Sir
"Space is big. Really big." - Douglas
"I measured the skies
Now the shadows I measure
Skybound was the mind
Earthbound the body rests."
- Johannes Kepler
"Discovery consists of seeing what
everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought." - Albert
"Whether outwardly or inwardly,
whether in space or time, the farther we penetrate the unknown, the
vaster and more marvelous it becomes."
- Charles A.Lindbergh
"To consider the Earth as the only
populated world in infinite space
is as absurd as to assert that in an entire field of millet,
only one grain will grow."
- Metrodorus of Chios