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If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause and say, 'Here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.'

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.

Albert Einstein

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It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Neil Armstrong

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold - brothers who know now they are truly brothers.

Archibald Macleish

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If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.

Norman R. Augustine

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.

Joseph Wood Krutch

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The Earth is slow.

Eduardo Chillida

Earth is dearer than gold.

Estonian Proverb

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There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

The future belongs to those who can rise above the confines of the earth.

Alfred North Whitehead

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

William Shakespeare

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

William Shakespeare

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But did thee feel the earth move?

Ernest Hemingway

Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.

John Updike

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The rich are the scum of the earth in every country.

G. K. Chesterton

If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him.

Chinese Proverb

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The secrets of this earth are not for all men to see, but only for those who seek them.

Ayn Rand

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

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Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.

Saint Jerome

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.

Jules Renard

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