Carl Sagan Quotes

They laughed at Einstein. They laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

~ Carl Sagan

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

~ Carl Sagan

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

~ Carl Sagan

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits

~ Carl Sagan

When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'll never forget it.

~ Carl Sagan

It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.

~ Carl Sagan

But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

~ Carl Sagan

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.

~ Carl Sagan

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.

~ Carl Sagan

Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves.

~ Carl Sagan

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