Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe.
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'.
The religious man sought to live as near as possible to the "Center of the World".
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
A universe comes to birth from its center; it spreads out from a central point that is, as it were, its navel.
Just as the universe unfolds from a center and stretches out toward the four cardinal points, the village comes into existence around an intersection.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Man is always inclined to regard the small circle in which he lives as the center of the world and to make his particular, private lifethe standard of the universe and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe. But he must give up this vain pretense, this petty provincial way of thinking and judging.
The Sun, with all the planets revolving around it, and depending on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing else in the Universe to do.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The universe is one of God's thoughts.
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.
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.
The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them.
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.
Oh, my God, this amazing cool breeze is coming through my window and the sun is shining. I'm happy.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
Iron which is brought near a spiral of copper wire, traversed by an electrical current, becomes magnetic, and then attracts other pieces of iron, or a suitably placed steel magnet.
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.