Cosmos Quotes.

11. "La camera si riempì ora di azioni decise e precise, le quali però, essendo nate dalla noia, dall'oziosità, dal capriccio, celavano in sé una certa dose di imbecillità."
- Witold Gombrowicz, Cosmos

12. "The emptiness of our boredom met with the emptiness of these supposed signs."
- Witold Gombrowicz, Cosmos

13. "Two conspirators with a frog, following the line of a whiffletree."
- Witold Gombrowicz, Cosmos

14. "Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

15. "The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

16. "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

17. "What an astonishing thing a book is. It's a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you're inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic." [Cosmos, Part 11: The Persistence of Memory (1980)]"
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

18. "We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

19. "Books permit us to voyage through time, to tap the wisdom of our ancestors."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

20. "We are a way for the cosmos to know itself."
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

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