Center Of The Universe Quotes by Dimitar Sasselov, Patrick Fabian, Marjane Satrapi, Margaret Maron, J. B. MacKinnon, Carl Sagan and many others.
When we discover New Earth – a planet we could call home – the question of the plurality of worlds will come front and center, reminding us yet again that we are not the center of the universe.
I am not the center of the universe. And it’s a lesson that I keep having to learn; it’s my ongoing work, I’d say. And being in a career that is predicated on a degree of self-absorption, that is a tricky thing to negotiate sometimes.
My mother was the favorite child of her parents. My father was the favorite child of his parents. The result of these two favorite children was me. And I am an only child. So I was convinced that I was the center of the universe.
Every time we start thinking we’re the center of the universe, the universe turns around and says with a slightly distracted air, “I’m sorry. What’d you say your name was again?”
Human beings are the center of the universe from only one perspective, and that is our own.
For all our conceits about being the center of the universe, we live in a routine planet of a humdrum star stuck away in an obscure corner … on an unexceptional galaxy which is one of about 100 billion galaxies. … That is the fundamental fact of the universe we inhabit, and it is very good for us to understand that.
Children are wonderful but they are not the center of the universe. The sooner their parents make them understand that, the better off we all will be.
By penetrating to the core of our own being, we can make contact with the consciousness at the center of the universe.
I think my biggest problem was, as a celebrity on a TV show, you get an inflated ego and you think you’re the center of the universe.
At the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit. And that center is really everywhere. It is within each of us.
One of the things that was kind of shocking for humans… was to come to terms with was the fact that, hey, we may not be the center of the universe.
I was an only child, a very late child, born to parents who were both 39 at the time, which was very late back then. That kind of confirmed my sense of being the center of the universe, which I guess every child feels – children and poets both tend to feel.
At the center of the universe, is a deep abiding love. We are called to be part of it. We Catholics and Christians are not ashamed to believe this. We invite everyone to accept the challenge to live as if we were all loved into existence.
Imagine that human existence is defined by an Ache: the Ache of our not being, each of us, the center of the universe; of our desires forever outnumbering our means of satisfying them.
The best characters are the ones that somehow manage to be both attractive and repulsive at the same time. If you do that, you’re at the center of the universe – if you can find characters who are more ambiguous and can raise more questions than answers.
Making movies is a dangerous job. Because you are always the one who stands at the center of the universe when making movies.
New Jersey is to New York what Santo Domingo is to the United States. I always felt that those two landscapes, not only just the landscapes themselves but their relationships to what we would call ‘a center’ or ‘the center of the universe,’ has in some ways defined my artistic and critical vision.