Carl Sagan

1934 - 1996

A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on cosmos, kosmos, insight, revelation, epiphany, and carl sagan

We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on imagination and carl sagan

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on science, hypotheses, growth, evolution, mind, ideas, evidence, scrutiny, and carl sagan

There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong. That's perfectly all right; they're the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self-correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on star-stuff and carl sagan

We are star-stuff.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: http://thinkexist.com/quotes/dr._carl_sagan/ (thinkexist.com)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on understanding, ecstasy, intelligence, brain, thinking, feeling, and carl sagan

The use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on we, butterflies, eternity, carl sagan, and time

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think its forever.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on evolution, transition, human animal, creation, and carl sagan

We are the product of 4.5 billion years of fortuitous, slow biological evolution. There is no reason to think that the evolutionary process has stopped. Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: thinkexist.com

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on evidence, absence, science, thought, and carl sagan

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: thinkexist.com

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on history, present, knowledge, and carl sagan

You have to know the past to understand the present.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: http://thinkexist.com/quotes/dr._carl_sagan/

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan

Each of us is a tiny being, permitted to ride on the outermost skin of one of the smaller planets for a few dozen trips around the local star.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

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