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Carl Sagan



    Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.

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    If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

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    All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.

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    Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

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    We live at a moment when our relationships to each other, and to all other beings with whom we share this planet, are up for grabs.

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    I worry that, especially as the Millennium edges nearer, pseudo-science and superstition will seem year by year more tempting, the siren song of unreason more sonorous and attractive.

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    I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.

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    There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong. That's perfectly all right; they're the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self-correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny.

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    For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.

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