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That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong

Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another. Plato

To be glad of life, because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. Henry Van Dyke

The contemplation of celestial things will make a man both speak and think more sublimely and magnificently when he descends to human affairs. Marcus Tullius Cicero

This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o — erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire. Hamlet

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. Carl Sandburg

There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in the business. Oscar De La Hoya

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E. Frankl

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I believe in Liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride on the railroads, uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as they will in a kingdom of beauty and love. W. E. B. Du Bois





If your ego starts out, ‘I am important, I am big, I am special,’ you’re in for some disappointments when you look around at what we’ve discovered about the universe. No, you’re not big. No, you’re not. You’re small in time and in space. And you have this frail vessel called the human body that’s limited on Earth. Neil deGrasse Tyson

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash

What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit. John Updike

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. Maya Angelou

The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes – or just by staring into space. Marilyn Monroe

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course. The world would create new religions overnight. We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous by the glory of God. Instead, the stars come out every night and we watch television. Paul Hawkens

The sky is the ultimate art gallery just above us. attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson

The oldest picture book in our possession is the midnight sky. E. W. Maunder

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We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. Max de Pree

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. Neil deGrasse Tyson

I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. Elon Musk

Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God. Pope Francis

Modern science says: ‘The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.’ From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom. Nikola Tesla

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One of the remarkable things about Donald Trump is that he didn’t just beat the Progressive establishment – he also beat the Conservative establishment. Two political tribes that dominated Washington for half a century were defeated in the space of one election campaign. Milo Yiannopoulos

I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream. Neil Armstrong

The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited. Neil Armstrong

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Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed. Neil Armstrong

The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller. John Milton

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When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty. John Muir

In almost every profession – whether it’s law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business – people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it. Hillary Clinton

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. John Glenn

Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out. Stephen Hawking

The thing about hip-hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable. Barack Obama

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If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen? Steven Wright

Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. Marshall McLuhan

There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space. Buzz Aldrin



Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion. Democritus

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It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again. Joseph Campbell

Architecture is the thoughtful making of space. Louis Kahn

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased. John Steinbeck

Architecture is how the person places herself in the space. Fashion is about how you place the object on the person. Zaha Hadid

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The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who… looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space… on the infinite highway of the air. Wilbur Wright

In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought… I must put a roof on this toilet. Les Dawson

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. Jack London

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We are bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us must find our own breathing space and peace of mind. James E. Faust

I think we are at the dawn of a new era in commercial space exploration. Elon Musk

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Each time I think I’ve created time for myself, along comes a throwback to disrupt my private space. Wole Soyinka

Space Mountain may be the oldest ride in the park, but it has the longest line. Ric Flair

It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now. David Attenborough

The stars don’t look bigger, but they do look brighter. Sally Ride

If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out. William Blake

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I am deeply grieved by the loss of the crew of Columbia. I express my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the astronauts. I believe that their names will remain as the bright sparkling stars in the universe and will light the way for those who will follow them on the difficult roads of space exploration. Valentina Tereshkova

Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience. Chuck Close

The space shuttle was often used as an example of why you shouldn’t even attempt to make something reusable. But one failed experiment does not invalidate the greater goal. If that was the case, we’d never have had the light bulb. Elon Musk

The essence of architecture is form and space, and light is the essential element to the key to architectural design, probably more important than anything. Technology and materials are secondary. I. M. Pei

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Oh, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We’ve already got the stars. Bette Davis

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Do you realize that if you fall into a black hole, you will see the entire future of the Universe unfold in front of you in a matter of moments and you will emerge into another space-time created by the singularity of the black hole you just fell into? Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

People need to know that they have all the tools within themselves. Self-awareness, which means awareness of their body, awareness of their mental space, awareness of their relationships – not only with each other, but with life and the ecosystem. Deepak Chopra

We won’t sit idly by when a crime is committed in the real world. So why should we when it happens in cyber space? Max Baucus

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The original idea of the web was that it should be a collaborative space where you can communicate through sharing information. Tim Berners-Lee

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I’ve always liked depressing music because a lot of times, listening to it when you’re down can actually make you feel less depressed. Also, even though a person may have problems with depression, sometimes you can actually be kind of comfortable in that space because you know how to operate within it. Chris Cornell

You live in the image you have of the world. Every one of us lives in a different world, with different space and different time. Alejandro Jodorowsky

Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby. Wendelin Van Draanen

We are aware only of the empty space in the forest, which only yesterday was filled with trees. Anna Freud

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. Neil Armstrong

Our time here is magic! It’s the only space you have to realize whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It’s the only space. Ben Okri

A library is a place that is a repository of information and gives every citizen equal access to it. That includes health information. And mental health information. It’s a community space. It’s a place of safety, a haven from the world. Neil Gaiman