Quotations The Best Quotes About Outer Space  

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A list of the best outer space quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous outer space quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic outer space quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational outer space quotes from that same writer.

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The universe, as far as we can observe it, is a wonderful and immense engine. George Santayana

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The sky is no longer the limit. Richard Nixon

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Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole. William S. Burroughs

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The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty. Lyndon B. Johnson

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The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread. Blaise Pascal

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No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe. Henry Miller

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The question is not so much whether there is life on Mars as whether it will continue to be possible to live on Earth.

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Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you. Marlene Dietrich

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It is marvelous indeed to watch on television the rings of Saturn close; and to speculate on what we may yet find at galaxy's edge. But in the process, we have lost the human element; not to mention the high hope of those quaint days when flight would create one world. Instead of one world, we have star wars, and a future in which dumb dented human toys will drift mindlessly about the cosmos long after our small planet's dead. Gore Vidal

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It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun.

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Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite. Dan Quayle

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Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from. Eric Hoffer

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Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face. Arthur Koestler

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Space is the stature of God. Joseph Joubert

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It was a thunderingly beautiful experience -- voluptuous, sexual, dangerous, and expensive as hell. Kurt Vonnegut