Best Quotes by Neil deGrasse Tyson (Top 10)

  1. The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
  2. The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation. For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
  3. We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically.
  4. Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.
  5. ... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.
  6. Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think.
  7. The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you
  8. Ignorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading, it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure.
  9. 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.
  10. I love the smell of the universe in the morning.