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I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
Henry David Thoreau
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
The fellow that can only see a week ahead is always the popular fellow, for he is looking with the crowd. But the one that can see years ahead, he has a telescope but he can't make anybody believe that he has it.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
Henry Ward Beecher
We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.
For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.
Wernher von Braun
A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better.
The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil in hand at the telescope. You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again.
One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars.
For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from.
With the Hubble telescope and all the other things that are out there, I believe something would have come through. Today, I really believe we are unique.
I'm such a long-term investor, I've never really let go and celebrated what I did with the Hubble telescope.
I was, I remember, I still remember when the first time I pointed the telescope at the sky and I saw Saturn with the rings. It was a beautiful image.
I am not a scientist. I have never analyzed the far reaches of the solar system through the lens of a telescope nor scrutinized cancer cells under a microscope.
The future infrared space telescope will cover that area in a much more efficient manner.
The Next Generation Space Telescope, which will be located much further away from the Earth than the Hubble Space Telescope presently is, will also explore the infrared part of the spectrum.
Similar to the telescope or the telephone, television enables us to see or hear things we never dreamed of. When you look at the details, a concrete scene between people is really something incredibly unlikely, something subtle that requires extended description.
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