Short Inspirational Quotes

11 Short Inspirational Quotes about Outer Space

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Looking for motivational quotations and meaningful sayings about outer space? Here you can find a collection of inspirational space quotes and deep quotations said by the greatest spacemen and more.

Stargazing at a beautiful night sky, one cannot help but start thinking of endless space and beautiful starts, – this thought has always made me smile. Never stop looking up

Quotes about space


“The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”

– Carl Sagan

”When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the Moon, I cried.”

Alan Shepard talking about his time on the lunar surface
during the Apollo 14 mission in February 1971.

“It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.”

– Carl Sagan

“Contact light.”

The actual first words spoken from the surface of the Moon,
by Buzz Aldrin on 20 July 1969 when Apollo 11 landed.
Over six hours later, Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface
and uttered the immortal line “That’s one small step for [a] man,
one giant leap for mankind”.

“The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.”

– Carl Sagan


JULY 1969, A.D.

The words on a plaque left on the Moon by Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong.

“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.”

– Carl Sagan

”I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.”

Neil Armstrong on looking back at the Earth
from the Moon in July 1969.

“I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.”

Ed White expresses his sorrow at the conclusion of the first American spacewalk
during the Gemini 4 mission on 3 June 1965.

“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”

– Carl Sagan

“Love you to the moon & back”

– famous expression used to tell someone you love them a lot.
In a sense of “more than anything” or “more than anything else.”
The idea is using the distance from the Earth to the Moon and
the return trip (or 455,000 miles or so) as way to measure someone’s love.


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