A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.Carl Sagan
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.Carl Sagan
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.Carl Sagan
I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.Carl Sagan
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?Carl Sagan
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.Carl Sagan
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.Carl Sagan
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.Carl Sagan
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.Carl Sagan
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.Carl Sagan
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.Carl Sagan
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.Carl Sagan
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.Carl Sagan
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.Carl Sagan
was a famous American astronomer and writer,
who was born on
November 9, 1934. As a person born on this date, Carl Sagan is listed in our database as the 3rd
most popular celebrity for the day (November 9) and the 4th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on November 9
fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion.
Carl Sagan is the 66th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Carl Sagan's birthday, Carl Sagan is the 556th most famous American and ranks 13th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
In general, Carl Sagan ranks as the 913th
most popular famous person of all time.
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