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Universe Quotes – The Best Sayings About Stars, Astronomy, Space and the Galaxy

Universe Quotes – 41 Sayings About Stars, Astronomy, Space and the Galaxy

Are you looking for inspirational universe quotes and the best sayings about stars? Then you've come to the right place! We humans have seen and explored almost everything on our own planet. But the infinite expanses of space are still largely untouched by us. And it is precisely because the stars, the moon and the Milky Way in the night sky, the mysterious laws of astrology and the unexplored galaxies are so intangible to us - light years away in the truest sense of the word - that they fascinate us so much.

In this article, I have compiled a collection of the best short quotes, sayings, wisdom and aphorisms about the universe. Simply see them as an invitation to reflect on the wonders of the cosmos and be inspired by the infinity of space. Let's go!

My please: Keep in mind that many of the quotes about the universe have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

The 41 best quotes about the universe, the universe and the stars

The universe (also known as the cosmos or outer space) is generally defined as the entire world, i.e. the Entirety of space, time and all matter and energy therein understood. It includes everything we know, but of course also countless things that we don't yet know.

This is one of the reasons why the universe has been a A source of inspiration, amazement and scientific curiosity. This is another reason why the infinite night sky with its countless twinkling stars always inspires us to philosophize about what lies beyond our knowledge and how we are connected in this vast cosmos.

Just let yourself be carried away by the following quotes about the universe. Because they can make the galactic world, with its stars, planets, comets and asteroids, at least a little more tangible.

Book Tip: I love untouched worlds, like the universe. That's why I can tell you from my own experience that Book "Wonderful world of the stars" by Will Gater. The unique pictures and explanations make it one of the best astronomy books out there in my opinion. If you like, get it here*.

Universe Quotes 1 - 10

  1. "The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe." (Albert Einstein)
  2. "Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  3. "The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." (Galileo Galilei)
  4. "The darker the night, the brighter the stars." (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
  5. "Our life is what our thoughts make it." (Marcus Aurelius)
  6. "Fix your course on a star and you’ll navigate any storm." (Leonardo da Vinci)
  7. "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." (Albert Einstein)
  8. "It's not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." (William Shakespeare)
  9. "I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe." (Dalai Lama)
  10. "You only see the shining shooting star when it fades away." (Friedrich Hebbel)

Tip: In today's world, celestial bodies such as the stars can unfortunately only be admired from Earth to a limited extent. The reason for this is the increasing number of artificial light sources (e.g. street lamps or house lighting), which ultimately ensure that it is never really dark. Everything you need to know about the so-called Light pollution I will be happy to explain in the linked blog post.

Universe Quotes 11 - 20

  1. "Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny." (Carl Schurz)
  2. "The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." (John Muir)
  3. "Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance." (Nikola Tesla)
  4. "We have conquered the moon, but like helpless children, we stand in front of the dying forests behind which he rises." (Hubert Weinzierl)
  5. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." (Oscar Wilde)
  6. "To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders." (Lao Tzu)
  7. "The same natural forces that enable us to fly to the stars also enable us to destroy our star." (Wernher von Braun)
  8. "Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious." (Stephen Hawking)
  9. "Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody." (Mark Twain)
  10. "There is no easy way from the earth to the stars." (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Tip: The glow of the stars is unique. I have also sent you a Collection of quotes about light, brightness and luminosity put together. Let yourself be inspired by them.

Universe Quotes 21 - 30

  1. "Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground." (Theodore Roosevelt)
  2. "The darker the night, the brighter the stars." (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
  3. "The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me." (Blaise Pascal)
  4. "Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life." (Jean Paul)
  5. "Reading a book – for me this is the real exploration of universe." (Marguerite Duras)
  6. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." (Neil Armstrong)
  7. "Moons and years pass by and are gone forever, but a beautiful moment shimmers through life a ray of light." (Franz Grillparzer)
  8. "Astronauts are men who don't have to bring anything to their wives after their travels." (Robert Lembke)
  9. "Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe." has." (Galileo Galilei)
  10. "Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." (Plato)

Universe Quotes 31 - 41

  1. "The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself." (Carl Sagan)
  2. "The stars don't look bigger, but they do look brighter." (Sally Ride)
  3. "Space is to place as eternity is to time." (Joseph Joubert)
  4. "For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream." (Vincent Van Gogh)
  5. "What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" (Henry David Thoreau)
  6. "You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." (Buddha)
  7. "Planets move in ellipses with the Sun at one focus." (Johannes Kepler)
  8. "The stars don't lie." (Friedrich von Schiller)
  9. "After the starry sky, the greatest and most beautiful thing God has created is the sea." (Adalbert Stifter)
  10. "No science impresses the crowd as much as astronomy." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
  11. "Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist." (Guy De Maupassant)

Can you think of any other wisdom and sayings about the universe? Then I look forward to your suggestions in the comments.

Frequently asked questions about the universe and the stars

What is the difference between astronomy and astrology?

Even if they sound very similar and, at first glance, seem to have a certain connection, astronomy and astrology are quite different.

Astronomy is the Scientific exploration of the universeincluding the stars, planets and galaxies. It focuses primarily on understanding their physical laws.

Astrology, on the other hand, is a kind of Practice of faithwhich assumes that the positions and movements of celestial bodies have an influence on human destiny.

Can the universe be infinite?

The question of whether the universe is infinite is probably one of the greatest mysteries of space research. However, the majority of scientists assume that the flat and curvilinear universe is boundless, expands within itself and is not infinite. was already infinite when it was created must be.

What is a star simply explained?

A star is a massive, luminous celestial body that consists of hot gases and plasma and is held together by its own gravity. Nuclear fusion takes place inside, in which hydrogen is fused into helium and energy is released in the form of light and heat.

The sun is also a star. Apart from it, all the other stars we can admire in the night sky are stars, but light years away from Earth.

Use the best quotes about the universe for inspiration!

The infinite universe remains a fascinating mystery for us humans. If you ever have the chance to fly into space with experienced astronauts, you may come at least a little closer to finding the solution. Perhaps the quotes from this collection have even contributed to this.

I hope that the sayings, words of wisdom and Aphorisms of famous people and reminded us how small we humans are in the infinity of the cosmos. Perhaps they will also help you to get a better sense of the big picture.

Do you have any questions or suggestions? What is your personal favorite quote about the infinite vastness of the universe and the stars? I look forward to your comment.

Stay inspired,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: Above all, the power of the sun helps us to generate electricity in a sustainable way. Everything you need to know about the Solar energy and renewable energies you will find out next in the linked blog articles.

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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