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The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences.
I was a camp counselor for kids whose moms were on welfare, unfortunately, and right across the camp was the best, most pristine and preppy camp in the universe.
My only true harmony lies deep within my soul, wherever that is. I know that somehow I am in tune with the universe.
You've got to listen to the universe, to life, to God, whatever you want to call it. Because its going to speak to you.
Living here on Earth, we breathe the rhythms of a universe that extends infinitely above us. When resonant harmonies arise between this vast outer cosmos and the inner human cosmos, poetry is born.
Let no one underestimate the need of pity. We live in a stony universe whose hard, brilliant forces rage fiercely.
I don't think humor is forced upon my universe; it's a part of it.
On Wall Street he and a few others - how many? three hundred, four hundred, five hundred? had become precisely that... Masters of the Universe.
The universe extends beyond the mind of man, and is more complex than the small sample one can study.
Kenneth L. Pike
The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
I came to realize I did believe in God. I couldn't conceive of a universe without someone overseeing it in a compassionate way.
It would be so weird if we knew just as much as we needed to know to answer all the questions of the universe. Wouldn't that be freaky? Whereas the probability is high that there is a vast reality that we have no way to perceive, that's actually bearing down on us now and influencing everything.
For years now, Chinese parents and teachers have lamented what's known as the 'xiao huangdi' - or little emperor - phenomenon, a generation of pampered and entitled children who believe they sit at the center of the social universe because that's exactly how they've been treated.
A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it.
The best thing about my job, though, is stopping at the end of the day and rejoining the human universe.
Orson Scott Card
If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the initial moment, we could predict exactly the situation of the same universe at a succeeding moment.
Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe.
I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe.
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe.
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
There's a certain feeling of giving, a certain feeling of generosity in love songs. When you sing a song of love, you're actually giving something to yourself, too. You're singing and casting these affirmations of love out into the universe.
You never think the universe will reward your first choice - it just doesn't work like that.
This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
When I am with my family, then I can just sort of switch off. It's kind of weird, because I go back and I go into this bedroom that I have had since I was a teenager. It is like this parallel universe, because one minute I am on the red carpet and then the next I am hiding out in this room I have had since I was 15.
Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.
Anne Wilson Schaef
Security is an attempt to try to make the universe static so that we feel safe.
Anne Wilson Schaef
The tabloids operate in an amoral parallel universe where the bottom line is selling newspapers.
But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe.
Ruth St. Denis
I always want to write erotic music... Not only about the love between men and women, but in a much more universal sense - about the sensuality of the mechanism of the universe... about life.
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