Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?
She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there, leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.
Philosophy is written in the vast book which stands open before our eyes, I mean the universe; but it cannot be read until we have learnt the language and become familiar with the characters in which it is written.