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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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Don't tell me that man doesn't belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go -- and he'll do plenty well when he gets there.
~ Wernher Von Braun - [Space]

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God has no intention of setting a limit to the efforts of man to conquer space.
~ Pius XII - [Space]

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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 - [Space]

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It was a thunderingly beautiful experience -- voluptuous, sexual, dangerous, and expensive as hell.
~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. - [Space]

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It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun.
~ Anonymous - [Space]

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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 - [Space]

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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 - [Space]

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Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings and while with silent lifting mind I've trod the high, untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand and touched the face of God.
~ John Gillespie Magee - [Space]

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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 - [Space]

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Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
~ Arthur Koestler - [Space]

 

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