739 – “We have a genetic kinship with all life on Earth, an atomic kinship to all matter in the cosmos. So when I look at the Universe, I feel large, because I remind myself that not only are we living in this Universe, the Universe is living within us.”

–Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote Number:  1043

Source: Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Lecture. J Willard Marriot Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. September 22, 2009. Reported in “No need to feel small in universe, astrophysicist says.” Sara Israelsen-Hartley. Deseret News. September 22, 2009. Online Here.

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