The stars are the land-marks of the universe.
John Herschel was born in Slough, England, on March 7, 1792.
The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.
Every student who enters upon a scientific pursuit, especially if at a somewhat advanced period of life, will find not only that he has much to learn, but much also to unlearn.
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.
To the natural philosopher, there is no natural object unimportant or trifling. From the least of Nature’s works he may learn the greatest lessons.
I don’t pretend to understand the Universe – it’s a great deal bigger than I am.
Speculations apparently the most unprofitable have almost invariably been those from which the greatest practical applications have emanated.
There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe.