To be sure, heretofore there has been virtually unanimous acceptance of the belief that the middle of the universe is the earth.
By space the universe encompasses me and swallows me up like an atom; by thought I comprehend the world.
That which is so universal as death must be a benefit.
I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Just as the universe unfolds from a center and stretches out toward the four cardinal points, the village comes into existence around an intersection.
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe.
My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University.
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
The universe is one of God's thoughts.
Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it... the basest of all things is to be afraid.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
The house is not an object, "a machine to live in"; it is the universe that man constructs for himself by imitating the paradigmatic creation of the gods, the cosmogony.
Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.
My real education began when I entered the University of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
The mathematical framework of quantum theory has passed countless successful tests and is now universally accepted as a consistent and accurate description of all atomic phenomena.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief.