Inspirational Quotes & Positive Life Messages

10 Inspiring Quotes from Carl Sagan

Quotes from Carl Sagan, an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. His contributions were central to the discovery of the high surface temperatures of Venus.
  • I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.

    ~ Carl Sagan
  • Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

    ~ Carl Sagan