The best Quotes by Carl Sagan

The best Quotes by Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 - December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, science communicator, author, and professor. His best known scientific contribution is his research on the possibility of extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation.

Every Star that you see in the Sky might be a sun to someone.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
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The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.
Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
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Why can't you compare Washington State and Florida?
Because it'd be like comparing apples and oranges.
One doesn't soon forget the natural beauty of Washington, although those of us who live here do sometimes take it for granted.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Washington - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
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Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.
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The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.
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You know why there's stars in the sky, Liv? So we can always find our way home.
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I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.
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Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
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Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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Technology is fought with technology.
Palermo in Money Heist - Season 3 Episode 4
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I do not like carving the world into segments; we are one world.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Sixty eight percent of Republicans don't believe in evolution. On the other hand, only five percent of monkeys believe in Republicans.
Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
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I do not know how the Third World War will be fought, but I can tell you what they will use in the Fourth - rocks!
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The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
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The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparallel catastrophe.
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Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it.
Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Secret Garden
Children have got to be free to lead their own lives.
Sebastian in The Little Mermaid
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Curiosity is not a sin. But we should exercise caution with our curiosity.
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I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
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Things never happen the same way twice.
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Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different...
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The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist knows it.
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I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.
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A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.

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