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Gravity Quotes

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What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is metaphysical gravity.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
- Wernher von Braun

It will free man from the remaining chains,
the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.
- Wernher von Braun

 

In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself.
I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull
of a fabric is governed by gravity.
- Marianne Moore

You may hate gravity, but gravity doesn't care.
- Clayton Christensen

Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph,
is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.
- Edward Weston

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There was a long history of speculation that in quantum gravity,
unlike Einstein's classical theory, it might be possible
for the topology of spacetime to change.
- Edward Witten

There's a certain gravity in Stokes,
due to the situations I have to handle.
- Thayer David

In essence, String Theory describes space and time,
matter and energy, gravity and light,
indeed all of God's creation...
as music.
- Roy H. Williams

I think that gravity sets into everything,
including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains
do become valleys after a while...
if you keep on walking.
- Sylvester Stallone

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue;
these five are gravity,
generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness,
and kindness.
- Confucius

Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have,
in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System.
- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Gravity is one variable in a lot of scientific processes.
If you can remove gravity or minimize its effect,
then you can understand the other processes that are going on.
- Laurel Clark

It's only when gravity starts to take over you begin
to think about your body.
- David Soul

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves,
the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love,
and then, for a second time in the history of the world,
man will have discovered fire.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

It is a power stronger than will.
Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible.
Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

The laws in this city are clearly racist.
All laws are racist.
The law of gravity is racist.
- Marion Berry

The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity
that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes.
It forces changes in us as human beings.
- Laurel Clark

My relationship to gravity is permanently altered.
- Steven Jesse Bernstein

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity.
Let out a little more string on your kite.
- Alan Cohen

Jackass: The Movie is great.
I think it's in the tradition of physical comedy,
which I'm really interested in.
Its relationship to gravity, and how gravity acts on the body.
- Matthew Barney

I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300
miles south to go to college at 18,
where authorship no longer seemed something liable
to induce vengeful punishment.
- David Knopfler

Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent
of all accidents involving falling objects.
- Dave Barry

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders.
He is bolted to earth.
But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

I've been noticing gravity since I was very young.
- Cameron Diaz

Strings of gravity vibrate at a different frequency than strings of light.
- Roy H. Williams

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

The fatal law of gravity; when you are down,
everything falls down on you.
- Sylvia T. Warner

It has been said that arguing against globalization
is like arguing against the laws of gravity.
- Kofi Annan

We went through this business of me writing out all
the parts for these old songs from Gravity and Speechless
and we'd been performing that,
but we don't do that any more.
- Fred Frith

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravity.
- Leon Trotsky

As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we
experience in everyday life.
But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience.
So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th-
or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore.
- Edward Witten

Yes, I mean, I used to be into the big bulk thing,
and that's why my legs look like those of a cyclist instead of a shooter's,
but I think there is a point to where too much is not a good thing.
I think I try to lower my center of gravity by doing a lot of legs.
- Nancy Johnson

I have been an "Official" all my life,
without the least turn for it.
I never could attain a true official manner,
which is highly artificial and handles trifles with
ludicrously disproportionate gravity.
- William Allingham

Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law.
If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side,
it must go a like distance on the other;
and it is only after a certain time that it finds the
true point at which it can remain at rest.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine.
Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part,
but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it.
Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience.
- Minnie Driver

Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down,
like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass.
In space, the water doesn't stay in the bottom of the glass.
It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the
entire volume of the glass.
- Laurel Clark

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations
Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom,
and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom,
I understand both the gravity of giving the order,
and the challenge of carrying it out.
- Allen West

Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better.
I feel better in my skin, 100 percent.
You have greater effects of gravity,
but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn't trade.
Women who lie about their age - 'why?'
- Demi Moore

Someday, after we have mastered the winds,
the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness
for God the energies of love.
Then for the second time in the history of the world,
we will have discovered fire.
- Teilhard de Chardin

I think the central mission in Afghanistan right now
is to protect the people,
certainly, and that would be inclusive of everybody,
and that in a, in an insurgency and a counterinsurgency,
that's really the center of gravity.
- Michael Mullen

Technically you need the extra dimensions.
At first people didn't like them too much,
but they've got a big benefit, which is that the ability
of string theory to describe all the elementary particles
and their forces along with gravity depends on using the extra dimensions.
- Edward Witten

In this movie they took them up in space.
They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff.
Well, they had to do it all on wires.
All the wires had to be painted black against this black background.
If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires.
Drove them crazy!
- John Badham

We wanted to be in great shape, we wanted to be able
to cope with zero gravity,
we wanted to be able to cope with accelerations and decelerations and so on.
So all of us trained so that we were probably in the
best physical condition we had ever been in up until that point.
- Alan Shepard

Driving a motorcycle is like flying.
All your senses are alive.
When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning,
and all the sprinklers have turned off,
the scents that wash over me are just heavenly.
Being House is like flying, too.
You're free of the gravity of what people think.
- Hugh Laurie

I think you have to control the materials to an extent,
but it's important to let the materials have a kind of power for themselves;
like the natural power of gravity,
if you are painting on a wall, it makes the paint trickle and it drips;
there is no reason to fight that.
- Keith Haring

Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor,
for the simple reason that ordinary structures have
a built-in safety factor for the vertical component;
that is,
gravity.
- Charles Francis Richter

Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying
rates to create synthetic gravity,
like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon,
and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge.
- John L. Phillips

A raised weight can produce work, but in doing so it
must necessarily sink from its height,
and, when it has fallen as deep as it can fall,
its gravity remains as before, but it can no longer do work.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in
the wave by a distant gale,
and using it to counteract gravity.
And if the work be continued long enough,
or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power,
the wave must inevitably be flattened.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines
my character and the quality of my life.
I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness,
immobilized by the gravity of my loss,
or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure
the most precious gift I have -
life itself.
- Walter Anderson

My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted.
To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics.
He told us we were going to learn how to deal with
very simple questions such as how a body falls due
to the acceleration of gravity.
- Steven Chu

I've had more people in my life take their lives than...
I think it's out of proportion with most people.
I think a lot of them gravitate towards me because of the music.
- Paul Westerberg

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
- Tom Stoppard

Girls marry for love.
Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes
them to gravitate in the direction of objects with
certain curvilinear properties.
- Ashley Montague

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are
doing productive and positive things with their lives.
- Nadia Comaneci

No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is
that is his heart which is capable of responding to it.
- James Allen

As a guitar player, you can gravitate to the blues
because you can play it easily.
It's not a style that's difficult to pick up.
It's purely emotive and dead easy to get a start with.
- Boz Scaggs

There are people who kind of gravitate towards running
politics based on new ideas and issues,
and that was what the secret was for Clinton.
- John Podesta

I try to be the fixer of situations and I gravitate
to people who are institutional misfits.
- Stephan Jenkins

Eighty percent of my pieces gravitate towards an A,
as a tonal thing, not at the beginning,
but somewhere in it.
- John Corigliano

I grew up in France, my first language was French,
and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking.
- Robert Stack

I gravitate towards gravitas.
- Morgan Freeman

All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
- Ernest Dimnet

Some people seem to gravitate from one fundamentalism to another,
from some kind of secular fundamentalism into a religious
fundamentalism or the other way around,
which is not very helpful.
- Peter L. Berger

The repercussions of what you put out and what people
gravitate to in your music never registered at all.
I never had that thing that maybe other bands have -
a specific idea of what they are and what their sound is.
- Beck

I think when you're a bigger star you get many good scripts sent to you,
and you have to choose which one you're going to gravitate toward,
but I just try to gravitate toward the best-written
one that's been thrown my way after a lot of girls have passed on it.
- Amanda Peet

There are a significant number of people who appreciate what we do,
and most of them gravitate to Analog because this is where they can find it.
The other magazines tend to share their audiences,
which may result in each of them having a smaller market share.
- Stanley Schmidt

Somebody like Mailer brings to that role everything that he stands for.
The types of characters that I gravitate towards,
the types of icons, tend to have a heavy physicality in that way.
- Matthew Barney

You don't really get to pick and chose what you would like to be doing.
But I've been very fortunate, and I think water seeks its own level.
You do gravitate towards things that you would get off on.
- Bill Paxton


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