Quotations About
Earth

For when a ship is floating calmly along, the sailors see its motion mirrored in everything outside, while on the other hand they suppose that they are stationary, together with everything on board. In the same way, the motion of the earth can unquestionably produce the impression that the entire universe is rotating.

De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543)

For, the sun is not inappropriately called by some people the lantern of the universe, its mind by others, and its ruler by still others.

De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543)

When you’re finally up on the moon, looking back at the earth, all these differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend and you’re going to get a concept that maybe this is really one world and why the hell can’t we learn to live together like decent people?

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