Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Inner space is so much more interesting, because outer space is so empty.
Space, and space again, is the infinite deity which surrounds us and in which we are ourselves contained.
Height, width, and depth are the three phenomena which I must transfer into one plane to form the abstract surface of the picture, and thus to protect myself from the infinity of space.
Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars.
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
The universe is wider than our views of it.
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Each conquest of distance reveals greater distance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and his feelings as something separate from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness.
Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankinds focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
There are so many benefits to be derived from space exploration and exploitation; why not take what seems to me the only chance of escaping what is otherwise the sure destruction of all that humanity has struggled to achieve for 50,000 years?
Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space.
Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.
Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought-particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.
A sense of the unknown has always lured mankind and the greatest of the unknowns of today is outer space. The terrors, the joys and the sense of accomplishment are epitomized in the space program.
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
... the United States was not built by those who waited and rested and wished to look behind them. This country was conquered by those who moved forward, and so will space.
Le silence e ternel de ces espaces infinis m'effraie. The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
First I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon.
I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space.
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