Lawrence M. Krauss

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your right hand probably came from a different star to those in your left hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics. You are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded, because the elements – carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, iron all the things that matter for evolution and for life – weren’t created at the beginning of time. They were created in the nuclear furnaces of stars, and the only way for them to get into your body is if those stars were kind enough to explode. So the stars died so that you could be here today.”

– by LAWRENCE KRAUSS

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Alan Watts

“You didn’t come into this world. You came out of it like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.”

– by ALAN WATTS

Wallace Stegner

“It is the beginning of wisdom to recognise that the best you can do is choose which rules you want to live by, and it’s persistent and aggravated imbecility to pretend you can live without any.”

– by WALLACE STEGNER

Carl Sagan

“… Some 5 billion years from now, after it’s burned to a crisp, or even swallowed by the sun, there will be others worlds and stars and galaxies coming into being – and they will know nothing of a place once called Earth.”

– by CARL SAGAN