Quotes by Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. He is best known for his work as a science popularizer and communicator.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.

ImaginationCarl Sagan

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

Science, TechnologyCarl Sagan

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.

WorldCarl Sagan

Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.

EvolutionCarl Sagan

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

ScienceCarl Sagan

The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.

War, Weapons, Nuclear WeaponsCarl Sagan

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.

Upbringing, Science, CuriosityCarl Sagan