Neil degrasse tyson Quotes

β€œThe Universe is under no...

β€œThe Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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The good thing about science is...

The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"No one is dumb who is curious. The peopl...

"No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don't ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œIf you look up in the universe and feel small,...

β€œIf you look up in the universe and feel small, it’s because you started out with an ego unjustifiably too high to begin with.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œFor me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today ab...

β€œFor me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œIgnorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading,...

β€œIgnorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading, it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"We spend the first year of a child's life te...

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down." β€”Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"If you're really successful at bullshitti...

"If you're really successful at bullshitting, it means you're not hanging around enough people smarter than you." β€”Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"Agnosticism separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or n...

"Agnosticism separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or not there is strong overlap between the two categories and at the end of the day, I'd rather not be any category at all." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"Children are curious ...

"Children are curious to the point of destruction," -Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"We are part of this universe; we are in this univer...

"We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œActually, buffalo wings don’t...

β€œActually, buffalo wings don’t come from buffalos, they come from chickens.” -Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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β€œThe good thing about science is...

β€œThe good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"If Pizza sizes were given in area not diameter...

"If Pizza sizes were given in area not diameter, you’d see instantly that a 7 inch is less than half the size of a 10 inch pie" Neil deGrasse Tyson
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When Students cheat on exams it's because...

When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning. - Neil Degrasse Tyson
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"The universe is under no...

"The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
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When Students cheat on exams it's because...

When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning. - Neil Degrasse Tyson
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"There are the laws of phy...

"There are the laws of physics, and everything else is opinion" ~Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"The universe is under no...

"The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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"The internet landed in our laps without creati...

"The internet landed in our laps without creating a curriculum that empowers you to know when someone online is full of shit" - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"More evidence my 14yr old daughter is a Geek: ...

"More evidence my 14yr old daughter is a Geek: after prompting me to ask if she knew any jokes about sodium, she replied, β€œNa” β€” Neil deGrasse Tyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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A great challenge of life: Knowing enough ...

A great challenge of life: Knowing enough to think you are right, but not know enough to know that you are wrong. Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"Merry Christmas to all. A Pagan holiday (BC) b...

"Merry Christmas to all. A Pagan holiday (BC) becomes a Religious holiday (AD). Which then becomes a Shopping holiday (USA)." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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"Curious that we spend more time congratul...

"Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œI dream of a world where the truth is what sha...

β€œI dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people’s politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson
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The most successful people recognize that in life they ...

The most successful people recognize that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation. - Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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"...If you don't do ...

"...If you don't do it someone else will...." - Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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"Does it disturb anyone else that the baseball...

"Does it disturb anyone else that the baseball team 'The Los Angeles Angels' translates directly to 'The The Angels Angels'?" Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"If you're really successful at bullshittin...

"If you're really successful at bullshitting, it means you're not hanging around enough people smarter than you." -- Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"We spend the first year of a child's life tea...

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Photoshop probabl...

Photoshop probably has a UFO button --Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"The Universe is under no...

"The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"There are people who presume that unless something comes easily to them, they should...

"There are people who presume that unless something comes easily to them, they should never pursue it as a career--without realizing that some of the greatest achievements you ever attain are because you busted your ass to reach that point." -Neil deGrasse Tyson
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In science, if you don't do it, somebody else will. Whereas in art, if Beethoven didn't comp...

In science, if you don't do it, somebody else will. Whereas in art, if Beethoven didn't compose the 'Ninth Symphony,' no one else before or after is going to compose the 'Ninth Symphony' that he composed; no one else is going to paint 'Starry Night' by van Gogh. Neil deGrasse Tyson.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 08
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If the world is something you accept rather t...

If the world is something you accept rather than interpret, then you're susceptible to the influence of charismatic idiots.-neil degrasse tyson
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"Who are we, if not measu...

"Who are we, if not measured by the impact we have on others" - neil degrasse tyson
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β€œI pledge allegiance, to the Flag of the Divided States of Amer...

β€œI pledge allegiance, to the Flag of the Divided States of America. And to the PACs, for which it stands, one Nation, at odds, divisible, with Liberty and Justice for some.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"If you want to assert a truth, first make...

"If you want to assert a truth, first make sure it's not just an opinion that you desperately want to be true." -- Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"In just one year, the expenditure of the U.S.’s ...

"In just one year, the expenditure of the U.S.’s military budget is equivalent to the entire 50-year running budget of NASA combined." -Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"The greatest of people that have ever been i...

"The greatest of people that have ever been in society, they were never versions of someone else. They were themselves." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"The only way you can invent tomorrow is if you break out of the enc...

"The only way you can invent tomorrow is if you break out of the enclosure that the school system has provided for you by the exams written by people who are trained in another generation. "-Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"It was the day I met Carl Sagan, reminds me of those ghos...

"It was the day I met Carl Sagan, reminds me of those ghost stars in the sky, you know, the ones that still shine their light upon us, long after they're gone." - Neil Degrasse Tyson
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β€œDoing what has never been done before i...

β€œDoing what has never been done before is intellectually seductive, whether or not we deem it practical.” -Neil Degrasse Tyson
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"I dream of a world where the truth is what sha...

"I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people's politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true." -Neil Degrasse Tyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 25
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"To be scientifically literate is to e...

"To be scientifically literate is to empower yourself to know when someone else is full of bullshit." -Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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Curious that we spend more time congratula...

Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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Let's say intelligence is your ability to compose poetry, symphonies, do art, math and sci...

Let's say intelligence is your ability to compose poetry, symphonies, do art, math and science. Chimps can't do any of that, yet we share 99 percent DNA. Everything that we are, that distinguishes us from chimps, emerges from that one-percent difference. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"It's quite literally true that we are...

"It's quite literally true that we are stardust. In the highest exalted way one can use that phrase." Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"I'm a collection of three billion, billi...

"I'm a collection of three billion, billion, billion intricately arranged atoms called Neil DeGrasse Tyson." - Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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β€œDinosaurs are extinct today because they ...

β€œDinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
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β€œFor me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today ab...

β€œFor me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” β€” Neil deGrasse Tyson
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'Reminds me of the ghost stars in the sky, ... the ...

'Reminds me of the ghost stars in the sky, ... the ones that still shine their light upon us, long after they're gone.' - Neil Degrasse Tyson (about Carl Sagan)
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"The dinosaurs never saw th...

"The dinosaurs never saw that asteroid coming; what's our excuse?" - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"Concerned about which way 'up' really is? 'U...

"Concerned about which way 'up' really is? 'Up' is every direction away from Earth's center. That's the entire cosmos." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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The greatest poetry is revealing to the r...

The greatest poetry is revealing to the reader the beauty of something so simple you had taken it for granted. -Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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98% of all lawyers gi...

98% of all lawyers give the other 2% a bad name...(Neil deGrasse Tyson)
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"A discovery itself is not moral, ...

"A discovery itself is not moral, it's our application of it that has to pass that test" -Neil Degrasse Tyson
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Words that make questio...

Words that make questions may not be questions at all. - Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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"My view is that if your philosophy is not uns...

"My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer." -Neil deGrasse Tyson in his AMA
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