Quotes of Celestial

“ What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ The starry cope of heaven. ”

- John Milton

“ There are better alternatives,... Australia should be exporting its solar technology, not its uranium. ”

- Bob Brown

“ I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked. ”

- Allen Ginsberg

“ In climes beyond the solar road. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ Angels boast ethereal vigor, and are formed from seeds of heavenly birth. ”

- Virgil

“ We are full of rhythms... our pulse, our gestures, our digestive tracts, the lunar and seasonal cycles. ”

- Yehudi Menuhin

“ A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty. ”

- Lyndon B. Johnson

“ Let us, if we must have great actions, make our own so. All action is of infinite elasticity, and the least admits of being inflated with celestial air, until it eclipses the sun and moon. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Every beauty which is seen here below by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come. ”

- Unknown

“ Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool. ”

- Kelvin Throop

“ Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge. ”

- John Milton

“ Whatever that be which thinks, understands, wills, and acts. it is something celestial and divine. ”

- Cicero

“ Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. ”

- George Washington

“ While the womanly god demands our veneration, the godlike woman kindles our love; but while we allow ourselves to melt in the celestial loveliness, the celestial self-sufficiency holds us back in awe. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ You can choose a ready guide In some celestial voice If you choose not to decide You still have made a choice You can choose from phantom fears and kindness that can kill I will choose a path that's clear I will choose free will. ”

- Rush

“ How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountaintop it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make — leaves and moss like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone — we all dwell in a house of one room — the world with a firmament for its roof — and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track. ”

- John Muir

“ Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work, a life-purpose; he has found it, and will follow it! How, as a free-flowing channel, dug and torn by noble force through the sour mudswamp of one's existence, like an ever-deepening river there, it runs and flows;raining off the sour festering water, gradually from the root of the remotest grass-blade; making, instead of pestilential swamp, a green fruitful meadow with its clear-flowing stream… ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class. ”

- Annie Besant

“ Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels. ”

- Thomas Traherne

“ Like a celestial chaperon, the placebo leads us through the uncharted passageways of mind and gives us a greater sense of infinity than if we were to spend all our days with our eyes hypnotically glued to the giant telescope at Mt. Palomar. What we see ultimately is that the placebo isn't really necessary and that the mind can carry out its difficult and wondrous missions unprompted by little pills… ”

- Norman Cousins

“ In soliciting donations from his flock, a preacher may promise eternal life in a celestial city whose streets are paved with gold, and that's none of the law's business. But if he promises an annual free stay in a luxury hotel on Earth, he'd better have the rooms available. ”

- Charlotte Observer

“ I didn't have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the celestial recording room. Weary, I would beg for a break, an intermission, time enough, let's say, to go to the toilet or take a breath of fresh air on the balcony… ”

- Henry Miller

“ All the means of action — the shapeless masses — the materials — lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.". ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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