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Edwin Powell Hubble Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edwin Powell Hubble

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The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

The great spirals...
apparently lie outside our stellar system.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe
around him and calls the adventure Science.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers,
and we know that we are reaching into space,
farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae
that can be detected with the greatest telescopes,
we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

 

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

History is written by the victors.
- Winston Churchill

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes,
follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
- Gertrude Stein

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

History is more or less bunk.
- Henry Ford

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
- John W. Gardner

History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

History is the version of past events
that people have decided to agree upon.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

Time is my greatest enemy.
- Evita Peron

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
- Douglas MacArthur

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
- H. L. Mencken

Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a
judge that Nixon wants back.
- William O. Douglas

Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the
core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold,
and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
- William Manchester

I can see clearly now...
that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and
more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
- Richard M. Nixon

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax
their lives with forethought of grief...
For a time I rest in the grace of the world,
and am free.
- Wendell Berry

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as
long as I am President that is what it will remain.
They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
- Harry S. Truman

The test of our progress is not whether we add more
to the abundance of those who have much it is whether
we provide enough for those who have little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the long term we can hope that religion will change
the nature of man and reduce conflict.
But history is not encouraging in this respect.
The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
- Mao Tse-Tung

The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea,
headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as
for rendezvous with discretion.
- Barbara Tuchman

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
- Anwar Sadat

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan;
you should wear it inside,
where it functions best.
- Margaret Thatcher

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans.
It presents one of man's first attempts to order his
view of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

Never in the field of human conflict
was so much owed by so many to so few.
- Winston Churchill

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

I came, I saw, I conquered.
- Julius Caesar

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

The construction of Europe is an art.
It is the art of the possible.
- Jacques Chirac

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

One who comes to the Court must come to adore,
not to protest.
That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment.
- William O. Douglas


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