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111 Eye-Opening Quotes About The Universe

111 Eye-Opening Quotes About The Universe

The universe is a vast and mysterious place. Throughout history, people have looked up at the stars and tried to make sense of their existence on this planet. These 111 quotes about the universe capture some of the most prominent ideas about the inner works of creation, from the laws of the universe, to simple wisdoms about our existence, to our purpose in this world as human beings. Regardless of your religion or your perspectives on life, these quotes are sure to give you something to think about.


We are drawing these memorable quotes about the universe from some of the brightest minds of humanity – philosophers, spiritual thought leaders, religious figures, ancient rulers, writers, famous scientists, theorists, scholars, and more. Prepare to enjoy some of the most brilliant pearls of wisdom about our magnificent and mysterious place that we call our home, in the form of inspirational universe quotes.



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111 Best Quotes about the Universe:


1. To the mind that still, the whole universe surrenders. ― Lao Tzu


2. When you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it. ― Paulo Coelho


3. You are the universe, expressing itself as a human for a little while. ― Eckhart Tolle


4. Look deeper into nature, and then you will understand everything. ― Albert Einstein 


5. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. ― Rumi


6. The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts, it gives you what you demand with your actions. ― Dr. Steve Maraboli


7. The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself, everything that you want, you already are. ― Rumi


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8. The universe is always talking to us… Sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more. ― Nancy Thayer


9. If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of frequency, energy and vibrations. ― Nikola Tesla 


10. Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. ― Eckhart Tolle


11. Trust who and what you are, and the universe will support you in miraculous ways. ― Alan Cohen


12. In an infinite universe, anything that could be imagined might somewhere exist. ―  Dean Koontz


13. In an infinite universe anything can happen. ― Douglas Adams


14. There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. ― Aldous Huxley 


15. The universe is about maintaining balance, not fairness. It is by means of balance that true fairness exists in the universe. ― Leot Felton


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16. There is nothing bigger or older than the universe. ― Stephen Hawking 


17. The universe has no restrictions. You place restrictions on the universe with your expectations.Deepak Chopra


18. You are more than your thoughts, your body, or your feelings. You are a swirling vortex of limitless potential who is here to shake things up and create something new that the universe has never seen before. ― Dr. Richard Bartlett 


19. Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe. ― Sri Chinmoy 


20. But the universe is infinite. ― Epicurus 


21. The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, it seems like an awful waste of space. ― Carl Sagan 


22. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all? ― Neil deGrasse Tyson 


23. We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it. ― Barry Lopez


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24. Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity. And I am not yet sure about the universe. ― Albert Einstein 


25. Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. ― Stephen Hawking 


26. Nothing in the universe happens by chance. All is in accordance with law. ― Ernest Holmes


27. The universe is not punishing you. It is not blessing you. It is not controlling you. It is responding to your vibration. Think happy and happiness will come to you. Think negatively and negativity will come to you. What we put out in the universe, we get back like an echo. ― Abraham Hicks. 


28. The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent. ― Carl Sagan


29. You are the soul of the soul of the universe, and your name is Love. ― Rumi 


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30. The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. ― Bertrand Russell 


31. It’s no use crying over spilt milk, because all of the forces of the universe were bent on spilling it. ― W. Somerset Maugham 


32. The more positive energy you throw into the universe, the more positive energy it gives you back. ― Nitin Namdeo 


33. I, a universe of atoms, an atom of the universe. ― Richard P. Feinman 


34. Every particle in your body works hand in hand with the universe. ― Sadhguru


35. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. ― Carl Sagan 


36. Love is the most powerful energy in the universe. ― L.A. Hilden 


37. Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. ― Arthur C. Clarke


38. The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. ― Rachel Carson 


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39. We are an impossibility in an impossible universe. ― Ray Bradbury


40. There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle. ― Deepak Chopra


41. 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 


42. The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. ― Joseph Campbell 


43. We are the cosmos made conscious. ― Brian Cox


44. He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. ― Marc Aurelius 


45. You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean. ― Alan Wilson Watts


46. Universe is a living entity, he will always help you, if you’ll ask and believe in him. – Rajesh Walecha



47. Envision, create, and believe in your universe, and the universe will form around you. – Tony Hsieh


48. We are all connected, to each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically. ―  Neil deGrasse Tyson


49. There is but one temple in the universe and that is the body of man. ― Novalis


50. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. — Leonardo DaVinci


51. The Universe is saying: ‘Allow me to flow through you unrestricted, and you will see the greatest magic you have ever seen.’ — Klaus Joehle


52. Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside of you. — Rumi


53. You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately, you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle. — Eckhart Tolle


54. We are not figuratively, but literally stardust. — Neil deGrasse Tyson


55. The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. — Neil DeGrasse Tyson


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56. The Universe’s timing is perfect, even if it doesn’t suit your ego. — Dean Jackson


57. If we would just take a moment to look around, we would find that the universe is in constant communication with us. — Alexandria Hotmer


58. Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. – Joseph Campbell


59. The words “I am” are powerful. We are declaring who we are to the universe. – Ora Nadrich


60. God or the Universe never hurries and his plans, unknown to us, are never rushed. ― Carlo Candrel 


61. The universe is like a river. The river keeps on flowing. It doesn’t care whether you are happy or sad, good or bad; it just keeps flowing. Some people go down to the river and they cry. Some people go down to the river and they are happy, but the river doesn’t care; it just keeps flowing. We can use it and enjoy it, or we can jump in and drown. The river just keeps flowing because it is impersonal, and so it is with the universe. The universe that we live in can support us or destroy us. It’s our interpretation and use of the laws that determine our effects or results.  ― Robert Anthony


62. Don’t give up! It’s not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.  ― Steve Maraboli


63. We must not look round on the universe with awe, and on man with scorn; for man, who can comprehend the universe and its laws, is greater than the universe, which cannot comprehend itself. ― William Channing


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64. Look at the sky; remind yourself of the cosmos. Seek vastness at every opportunity in order to see the smallness of yourself. ― Matt Haig


65. The great soul that sits on the throne of the universe is not, never was, and never will be, in a hurry. ― Josiah Gilbert Holland


66. Universe is a living entity, he will always help you, if you’ll ask and believe in him. ― Rajesh Walecha


67. The universe’s imagination always remains wider than our human imaginations. ― Julie J. Morley


68. In all the chaos, there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.  – Carl Gustav Jung


69. Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body. – Dan Millman


70. Because there is such a law of gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. – Stephen Hawking


71. The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. – Carl Sagan


72. You are the one who calls the law of attraction into action, and you do it through your thoughts. – Rhonda Byrne


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73. I have a naive trust in the universe that at some level it all makes sense, and we can get glimpses of that sense if we try. – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


74. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. You have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. – Max Ehrmann


75. Passion is the excitement of the heart—the feeling that God and the universe are swaying in your direction. – Ron Baratono


76. The universe took its time on you—crafted you precisely so you could offer the world something distinct from everyone else. So when you doubt how you were created, you doubt an energy greater than us both. – Rupi Kaur


77. Not only are we in the Universe, the Universe is in us. I don’t know of any deeper spiritual feeling than what that brings upon me. – Neil deGrasse Tyson


78. Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity. – Jose Marti


79. When you reach for the stars, you are reaching for the farthest thing out there. When you reach deep into yourself, it is the same thing, but in the opposite direction. If you reach in both directions, you will have spanned the universe. – Vera Nazarian



80. Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. – Lao Tzu


81. The Universe’s timing is perfect, even if it doesn’t suit your ego. – Dean Jackson


82. When you really think about your hand you begin to realize its connection, to sense the hum of your own being passing through it. When we look at a piece of the universe we should feel the same.  ― Emily Carr


83. This is a cardboard universe, and if you lean too long or too heavily against it, you fall through. ― Phillip K. Dick


84. If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. ― Carl Sagan


85. Everybody has a little bit of the sun and moon in them. Everybody has a little bit of man, woman, and animal in them. Darks and lights in them. Everyone is part of a connected cosmic system. Part earth and sea, wind and fire, with some salt and dust swimming in them. We have a universe within ourselves that mimics the universe outside. None of us are just black or white, or never wrong and always right. No one. No one exists without polarities. Everybody has good and bad forces working with them, against them, and within them. ― Suzy Kassem 


86. We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something special. ― Stephen Hawking 


87. Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.  ― Andrew Boyd


88. Do not underestimate the power of compassion; you will be surprised how an act of kindness, love and caring can be a powerful affection in every life on this universe.  ― Jesus Apolinaris


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89. That is where my dearest and brightest dreams have ranged — to hear for the duration of a heartbeat the universe and the totality of life in its mysterious, innate harmony. ― Hermann Hesse 


90. The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe. ― Robinson Jeffers


91. Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes. ― Walt Whitman

92. Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be. ― Jennifer Elisabeth

93. Don’t you know it is your joy that makes the universe joyful? ― Debasish Mridha

94. Let’s find ourselves in Love for it is who we are. We are Love. We are meant to Love ourselves. We are meant to Love one another. So Love, please Love, for it is all that matters in this universe. ― Wald Wassermann

95. Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

96. I believe, if there is some sort of higher power, the universe is it. Whenever religious people ask me where the universe came from, I tell them that it has always been here, and was never created. The Big Bang theory is based on the fact that the universe is expanding right now. ― Oliver Gaspirtz



97. I love keeping an open mind. It’s liberating to know the universe and our existence are not limited to my understanding.  ― Izey Victoria Odiase

98. I promise if you keep searching for everything beautiful in this world, you will eventually become it. ― Tyler Kent White


99. We do not ‘come into’ this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree. As the ocean “waves,” the universe ‘peoples.’ Every individual is an expression of the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe. ― Alan Watts


100. The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe. ― Michio Kaku

101. The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. ― Richard Dawkins

102. I believe that rejection is a blessing because it’s the universe’s way of telling you that there’s something better out there.  ― Michelle Phan

103. Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow’s speed. ― Howard Nemerov


104. There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion. ― John McDonald



105. I’m not one to take revenge. If someone does something wrong to me I leave it in the hands of the universe to take care of that person. ― Lana Parrilla 


106. There is nothing more beautiful than living a simple life in this complex universe! ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


107. The truth of the stars reflects in all of us. ― Jordan G Kobos 


108. I am always in quest of being open to what the universe will bring me. ― Jill Bolte Taylor


109. You are the Big Bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are. ― Alan Watts


110. Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure science. ― Edwin Hubble 


111. My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily, then you are blind to all what the universe has to offer. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson  




Wrapping Up: 


We hope you enjoyed our selection of some of the most inspirational quotes about the universe. When you need to get a little perspective, it’s always good to go back and remind yourself of the big picture. Life on the planet Earth is full of mystery, and we hope that this collection of universe quotes offered some piece of advice or at least some insight. 

Which quote resonated with you the most? Do you have any favorite quotes that we missed in our list of the famous quotes about the universe? Share them in the comment section below!

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