'Man is a microcosm,
or a little world, because he is an extract from all the
stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth
and the elements; and so he is their quintessence.'
'Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy,
the foolish daughter of a wise mother. These two daughters,
however, have for a long time governed this world with uncontrollable
'Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe
around him and calls the adventure Science.'
— Edwin Hubble
'The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and
dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if
it had nothing else in the universe to do.'
— Galileo Galilei