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Astronomy Quotes

William Shakespeare
I try to forget what happiness was, and when that don't work, I study the stars.
William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare
These earthly godfathers of Heaven's lights, that give a name to every fixed star, have no more profit of their shining nights than those that walk and know not what they are.
William Shakespeare
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When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with such applause in the lecture room, how soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out, I wandered off by myself, in the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time, looked up in perfect silence at the stars.
Walt Whitman
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Astronomy has always been a fascination of mine.
Scott Moeller
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Plato
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
Plato
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Galileo Galilei
To command the professors of astronomy to confute their own observations is to enjoin an impossibility, for it is to command them not to see what they do see, and not to understand what they do understand, and to find what they do not discover.
Galileo Galilei
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Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Edsger Dijkstra
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Galileo Galilei
The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters.
Galileo Galilei
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It's like having astronomy without knowing where the stars are.
Edward Wilson
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The motivation is either an interest in space, astronomy, science fiction or being at one with the universe. Some see it as a spiritual choice.
Charles Chafer
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We tell them about Earth science, astronomy, plant science and marine science. But what we don't do is explain what the four basic sciences are and what the building blocks are. We go too broad too early. We don't go in depth enough.... You've got to understand the big picture of what science is and how all the sciences relate to one another. If you don't do that, you'll never get it and you'll never get a real interest in science.
Harry Orf
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Houston, we have a good deploy. Chandra is ready to open the eyes of X-ray astronomy to the world.
Eileen collins
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Stephen Leacock
Astronomy teaches the correct use of the sun and the planets.
Stephen Leacock
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When he came to me wanting to do something in astronomy, I got excited. Astronomy is my first love in science. But he wanted to buy a big telescope which we couldn't afford.
Norm Negus
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The kids are talking about astronomy with their friends outside of class. As a teacher, what else can you ask for?
Mike Steiner
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They are very knowledgeable and can answer any astronomy question.
Jennifer Morgan
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We are probably nearing the limit of all we can know about astronomy.
Simon Newcomb
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Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
John Milton
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Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.
Dean Rusk
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Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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