11 Short Inspiring Space Quotes

Looking for motivational quotes and meaningful sayings about outer space? Find here an amazing quote collection and deep thoughts said by the greatest minds and world famous people.

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
Famous American astronomer, cosmologist and science popularizer

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

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

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“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.”

– Buzz Aldrin
The actual first words spoken from the surface of the Moon,
when Apollo 11 landed, July 20, 1969.
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, famous American astronomy scientist
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.”

Edward White, American astronomer
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 a way to measure someone’s love.

26 thoughts on “11 Short Inspiring Space Quotes”

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        1. Andrii Podyma

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  2. Hildegard David

    What a great listing of short but motivating space quotations – loving your style of writing!

  3. Freddy Janssen

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    1. Thank you, Freddy! Definitely, will carry on, as I love everything related to space exploration topic myself:)

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  4. Nice post! I like learning something new and interesting by reading content from other authors. Nice writing style you’ve got here.

  5. I was looking for some quotes about space for a homework assignment so thanks for creating this blog!

    1. Hey Abella, thx for your comment. I value all the feedback I receive from my readers to improve the website.
      Please let me know if you have faced any issues with the website itself, or simply did not find the right quote in this particular article? I could work on that…

    1. Andrii Podyma

      Hi, Burton, thanks for asking! I’m not sure which particular topic is gonna be next, at this point. I’m thinking about expanding the ‘space movie quotes’ series or I could research some extraordinary facts on space and planets for my Blog section. Cheers!

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