Quotations on Space

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The advertising world had space men in it before spacemen existed.
- Fred Allen
(Keywords: Men, Advertising, Space, World)

When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Design, Experience, People, Body, Building, Space, Will)

When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning, and we will no longer have to use them.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Keywords: Nature, Man, Meaning, Space, Will, Words)

I am very much against weapons in space. And I wish we could be spearheading that program to come to some kind of international agreement so that doesn't happen. That is my only - fear - in further space exploration like always, we hope it doesn't get abused.
- Scott Bakula
(Keywords: Fear, Hope, Agreement, Exploration, Space, Weapons)

So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Determination, Books, Law, Space, State, Want)

It doesn't seem as if there's that much of a difference between a big production and a little production, other than you have a smaller space in which to get dressed and you have a shorter waiting time.
- Jennifer Beals
(Keywords: Time, Difference, Production, Space, Waiting)

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
- Hilaire Belloc
(Keywords: Friendship, Men, Loneliness, Open, Space, World)

The regular things in my life now - training sessions and playing matches - will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled.
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Keywords: Life, Now, Space, Training, Will)

Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together.
- David Bowie
(Keywords: Time, Work, Now, Space, Years)

The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Comfort, Desire, Nothing, Space, Spiritual, World)

Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong?
- Richard Brautigan
(Keywords: Nothing, Perfection, Space, Wrong)

I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness.
- David Bromstad
(Keywords: Darkness, Rules, Space, Windows)

Yet another proposal would have us rocket the waste into the sun, but, as you're probably aware, about one in ten of our space shots doesn't quite make it out of the earth's gravitational field.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Earth, Space, Sun, Waste)

Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration; just think how many bombs that would buy!
- Craig Bruce
(Keywords: Money, Bombs, Exploration, Space, Waste)

In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Acting, Space, Writing)

Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Travel, Man, Present, Space, State)

After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.'
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Manager, Space, Want)

Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Beauty, Night, Space, Stars, Wonder)

But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: Change, Intelligence, Nature, Awareness, Desire, Space, Will)

Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
- Robert Carlyle
(Keywords: Home, Acting, Night, Space, Therapy, World)

The world itself looks cleaner and so much more beautiful. Maybe we can make it that way - the way God intended it to be - by giving everyone, eventually, that new perspective from out in space.
- Roger B. Chaffee
(Keywords: God, Giving, Perspective, Space, World)

I don't mind solitude. I love talking to other people, but I do need my space.
- Iris Chang
(Keywords: Love, People, Mind, Solitude, Space, Talking)

Well, it's still a bit uncertain, but I will do the consulting, and I'll see how I can contribute. But I'm sure whatever I do will involve the space program. That's where my passion is.
- Leroy Chiao
(Keywords: Consulting, Passion, Space, Will)

One day, people will be able to buy tickets to visit space.
- Leroy Chiao
(Keywords: People, Day, Space, Visit, Will)

I hope that China will continue with space exploration. It would be logical to have international co-operation. I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it.
- Leroy Chiao
(Keywords: Hope, Exploration, Space, Will)

We never waste space saying, "On the one hand." We just state an opinion in a Godlike voice.
- Arthur Christiansen
(Keywords: Opinion, Saying, Space, State, Voice, Waste)

It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Life, Science, Time, Mission, Research, Space, Want)

Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns, and oceans, and coastlines.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Being, Earth, Oceans, Space, Storms, Understanding, Weather)

When you talk to crews that went to Mir or have gone up to International Space Station, they say that you go through different phases of adaptation or getting used to the space environment.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Environment, Space, Talk)

Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down, like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass. In space, the water doesn't stay in the bottom of the glass. It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the entire volume of the glass.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Time, Gravity, Space, Water)

I can't think of anything that's as exciting as I'm sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training as a crew together.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Being, Mission, Space, Training, Will)

Perhaps, as some wit remarked, the best proof that there is Intelligent Life in Outer Space is the fact it hasn't come here. Well, it can't hide forever - one day we will overhear it.
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Keywords: Life, Day, Fact, Proof, Space, Will, Wit)

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
- DeWitt Clinton
(Keywords: Power, Knowledge, Wealth, Enjoyment, Pleasure, Shadow, Space, Vanity)

As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Food, Wealth, Doctors, Earth, Machines, Poor, Space, Teachers, World)

I don't believe in angels, no. But I do have a wee parking angel. It's on my dashboard and you wind it up. The wings flap and it's supposed to give you a parking space. It's worked so far.
- Billy Connolly
(Keywords: Angels, Space, Wind)

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
- Joseph Conrad
(Keywords: Time, Deals, Destruction, Flying, Space, Word)

I think the Space Shuttle is worth one billion dollars a launch. I think that it is worth two billion dollars for what it does. I think the Shuttle is worth it for the work it does.
- Pete Conrad
(Keywords: Work, Space, Worth)

There was a subtlety about Peggy Lee. It was powerful. There was a valuable use of space. Everything was not cluttered. Her voice was out front and was the key instrument.
- Rita Coolidge
(Keywords: Key, Space, Voice)

If you want to go into space first time on a new vehicle that's never been flown, you want to go with a pro.
- Robert Crippen
(Keywords: Time, First, Space, Want)

It is strange, but nobody is shocked when pop singers make a fortune in the space of two years.
- Placido Domingo
(Keywords: Fortune, Space, Years)

The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence.
- Freeman Dyson
(Keywords: Intelligence, Destiny, Question, Space, Will)

So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
- Dave Eggers
(Keywords: Work, Ideas, Creativity, Optimism, Possibility, Attention, Devotion, Space, Students)

I just think that it's such a good show and timeless and still very funny, and that just makes me happy to have that whole first season in one concentrated space for people to enjoy so that it's not hit and miss trying to find it in syndication always.
- Jenna Elfman
(Keywords: Funny, People, First, Space, Trying)

It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.
- T. S. Eliot
(Keywords: Time, Space, World)

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Architecture, Space, Spiritual)

Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology, relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Time, Technology, Civilization, Space, Today)

The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Development, Performance, Machine, Obsession, Space, Spiritual)

Nobody has ever built a reliable peer-to-peer service, where people can really access all the music they want in one location,... Once I got it into my head, I couldn't imagine the media space without one.
- Shawn Fanning
(Keywords: Music, People, Media, Service, Space, Want)

When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before.
- Leslie Fiedler
(Keywords: Experience, Thought, Dancing, Nothing, Old, Space, Years)

Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation.
- Randy Forbes
(Keywords: Success, America, Defense, Exploration, Nation, Research, Space, Symbol)



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