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For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
If there were no night, we would not appreciate the day, nor could we see the stars and the vastness of the heavens. We must partake of the bitter with the sweet. There is a divine purpose in the adversities we encounter every day. They prepare, they purge, they purify, and thus they bless.
James E. Faust
Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?
When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant size of the earth and vastness of space, and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah.
But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Do not look at stars as bright spots only. Try to take in the vastness of the universe.
Jesus said, 'The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.' I think if he lived nowadays, instead of 'kingdom,' he would have said, 'dimension.' And 'heaven' refers to a sense of vastness or spaciousness.
The auditory perception is not sufficient for our knowledge of the world; it does not have vastness.
I think what a life in science really teaches you is the vastness of our ignorance.
I admire our ancestors, whoever they were. I think the first self-conscious person must have shaken in his boots. Because as he becomes self-conscious, he's no longer part of nature. He sees himself against nature. He looks at the vastness of the universe and it looks hostile.
John Shelby Spong
There is something bigger than fact: the underlying spirit, all it stands for, the mood, the vastness, the wildness.
When the vastness of God meets the restriction of our own humanity, words can't hold it. The best we can do is find the moments that rhyme with this expansive heart of God.
I love trade magazines - any trade's magazine: by entering into what is taken for granted in a world not your own, you better recognize the vastness of the social universe - for there are so, so many worlds that are not your own.
We're losing track of the vastness of the potential for computer science. We really have to revive the beautiful intellectual joy of it, as opposed to the business potential.
When I was growing up you would see big American films that really mythologised their landscape, that really showed the vastness and the drama of their country.
The imperial vastness of late Roman architecture was made possible by the invention of concrete.
I loved the sound of the ocean, the breaking surf, the vastness, but still didn't feel terribly comfortable in it.
Wrestling's a form of expression, and it expresses vastness.
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