Carl Sagan Quotes – The Most Beautiful Quotes From The Great Scientist, Author of Cosmos


Carl Sagan quotes. Carl Sagan quotes that still impress people years after the death of the legendary author of Cosmos.

  • About us? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a dull star lost in a galaxy hidden in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are many more galaxies than people.
  • Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
  • We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which almost nobody knows anything about science and technology.
  • Science is a way of thinking much more than what is a body of knowledge.
  • Imagination will often take us to worlds that never existed. But without that we are not going anywhere.
  • For small creatures like us, immensity is bearable only through love.Carl Sagan Quotes
  • Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
  • It is much better to capture the universe as it is in reality than to persist in deception, however satisfying and reassuring it may be.
  • For me, it is much better to capture the Universe as it is in reality than to persist in deception, however satisfying and reassuring it may be.
  • The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use, we feel very good. The understanding is joyful.
  • If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
  • We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a recipe for disaster. We can get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this fuel mixture of ignorance and power will explode in our faces.
  • Personally, I would be delighted if there was a life after death, especially if it allowed me to continue learning about this world and others, if it gave me the opportunity to discover how the story turns out.
  • Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenship with fully awakened minds and a basic understanding of how the world works.
  • The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
  • I am often surprised at how much capacity and enthusiasm there is for science among young people in elementary schools than among university students.
  • Skeptical scrutiny is the means, both in science and in religion, by which deep thoughts can be seasoned by profound nonsense.
  • But the fact that he laughed at some geniuses does not mean that everyone who laughs at them is genius. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
  • When you discover that you are yourself, even if you are the last person on Earth to see the light, you will never forget it.Carl Sagan Quotes
  • It is not required that the universe be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
  • We have organized a civilization in which most of the crucial elements are deeply dependent on science and technology.
  • The universe does not seem benign or hostile, simply indifferent.
  • I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars get up and put on at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
  • All books in the world contain no more information than that transmitted as video in a single large city in the United States in a single year. Not all bits have the same value.
  • A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity towards fanaticism.
  • If we long to believe that the stars rise up and place themselves for us, that we are the reason why there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice by deflating our concepts?


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