Earthbound Quotes (3 quotes)
...That day in the account of creation, or those days that are numbers according to its recurrence, are beyond the experience and knowledge of us mortal earthbound men. And if we are able to make any effort towards an understanding of those days, we ought not to rush forward with an ill considered opinion, as if no other reasonable and plausible interpretation could be offered.
The successful launching of the Sputnik was a demonstration of one of the highest scientific and technological achievements of mana tantalizing invitation both to the militarist in search of ever more devastating means of destruction and to the astronomer searching for new means of carrying his instruments away from their earthbound environment.
We should have positive expectations of what is in the universe, not fears and dreads. We are made with the realization that were not Earthbound, and that our acceptance of the universe offers us room to explore and extend outward. Its like being in a dark room and imagining all sorts of terrors. But when we turn on the light technology - suddenly its just a room where we can stretch out and explore. If the resources here on Earth are limited, they are not limited in the universe. We are not constrained by the limitations of our planet. As children have to leave the security of family and home life to insure growth into mature adults, so also must humankind leave the security and familiarity of Earth to reach maturity and obtain the highest attainment possible for the human race.