Favorite Quotations ~  Universe The Secret

"The most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us." ~ Indian Proverb


The beating heart of the universe is holy joy. ~ Martin Buber

We have to take the whole universe as the expression of the one Self. Then only our love flows to all beings and creatures in the world equally. ~ Swami Ramdas

Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy. ~ Albert Einstein

To be alone by being part of the universe--fitting in completely to an environment of woods and silence and peace. Everything you do becomes a unity and a prayer. Unity within and without. ~ Thomas Merton

The universe is more like music than like matter. ~ Donald Hatch Andrews

It is often said that there is no such thing as a free lunch. The Universe, however, is a free lunch. ~ Alan Guth

I am a great fan of the universe, which I take literally: as one. All of it interests me, and it interests me in detail. ~ Diane Ackerman

The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

If you want to bake an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the Universe. ~ Carl Sagan

The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. ~ Charles Darwin

The Universe never did make sense, I suspect that it was built on government contract. ~ Robert Heinlein

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. ~ Lao Tzu

Nothing comes out more clearly in astronomical observations than the immense activity of the universe. ~ Maria Mitchell

My goal is simple. It is the complete understanding of the Universe. ~ Stephen Hawking

You are the universe in ecstatic motion. ~ Jalaluddin Rumi

The heart that breaks open can contain the whole universe. ~ Joanna Macy, Visionaries

If you have life in you, you have access to the secrets of the ages, for the truth of the universe resides in each and every human being. ~ Morihei Ueshiba, Art of Peace

Make a dent in the universe. ~ Steve Jobs

Are you really so arrogant as to believe we are alone in this universe? No, there are many things out there, we just don't know. ~ Tom Cruise

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. ~ Carl Sagan

The universe harbors many ongoing mysteries, from the big bang to the nature of consciousness. ~ Bob Berman

The basis of everything for me is the universe. ~ Alexander Calder, Artist's Voice