Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.
For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region.
Be crazy! But learn how to be crazy without being the center of attention. Be brave enough to live different.
The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction.
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.
It's just really important that we start celebrating our differences. Let's start tolerating first, but then we need to celebrate our differences.
People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy they deposited in various sorts of detectors, spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.
I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well.
Everything, absolutely everything on this earth makes sense, and even the smallest things are worthy of our consideration.
As long as you have not grasped that you have to die to grow, you are a troubled guest on the dark earth.
All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough.
You express different energies at different times in your life.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
I don't want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy or anything like an analysis of modern society... these are only feelings I have, and I am the least speculative man on earth.
The excitement level for me working on projects is really not a bit different from when I was 26.
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe. All this is suggested by the systematic procession of events and the harmony of the whole Universe, if only we face the facts, as they say, 'with both eyes open'.