Quotes and Sayings about Exploration



"I am very much against weapons in space. And I wish we could be spearheading that program to come to some kind of international agreement so that doesn't happen. That is my only - fear - in further space exploration like always, we hope it doesn't get abused."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Fear, Hope, Agreement, Exploration, Space, Weapons)

"Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Time, Exploration, Now, Ships)

"Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: America, Exploration, Honor, Nation, Space)

"Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit."
- Frank Borman
(Related: Exploration, Spirit)

"My first book is really about heat. That book, for me, was an exploration of heat as ingredient. Why we don't talk about heat as an ingredient, I don't quite understand, because it is the common ingredient to all cooking processes."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Cooking, Exploration, First, Talk)

"Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration; just think how many bombs that would buy!"
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Money, Bombs, Exploration, Space, Waste)

"So, I decided that whatever I was, wanted to do with my life, it would have to do, it would have to have something to do with the exploration and doing new things."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Life, Exploration)

"I could do exploration in this particular career field, and it was a goal that, even if I didn't reach it, it was so high it seemed almost impossible, but even if I didn't reach it, I would still have a good time and a very satisfying career."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Time, Goal, Career, Exploration)

"And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Exploration, Learning, Meeting)

"I hope that China will continue with space exploration. It would be logical to have international co-operation. I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Hope, Exploration, Space, Will)

"I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music."
- John Coltrane
(Related: Music, Work, Exploration, First)

"We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Exploration, Limits, Oil, Post, Production, Washington)

"Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Exploration, Nothing, Writing)

"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Time, End, Exploration, First, Will)

"Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Success, America, Defense, Exploration, Nation, Research, Space, Symbol)

"For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon."
- Alain Fournier
(Related: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)

"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Nature, Exploration, Man)

"And as I reinvent myself and I'm constantly curious about everything, I can't wait to see what's around the corner in newfound art and entertainment and exploration."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Art, Entertainment, Exploration)

"For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery."
- John Grierson
(Related: Discovery, Exploration, Focus, Universe, World, Years)

"Acting is constant exploration."
- Paul Guilfoyle
(Related: Acting, Exploration)

"It must be born in mind that one does not see directly - as is the case in the exploration of the surface of the brain - where the electrodes are attacking."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Exploration, Mind)

"The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Countries, Country, Exploration, Moon)

"My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Travel, Exploration, First, Literature, Reading, Reflection, Writing)

"For it goes without saying that this great recognition at this time will aid tremendously our efforts to find the necessarily large funds for the next voyage of exploration farther into the depths of the atom."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Time, Exploration, Saying, Will)

"We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Chance, Earth, Exploration, Space)

"I love grocery shopping when I'm home. That's what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends, and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Family, Home, Love, Idea, Being, Exploration, Friends)

"There is no reason not to support energy exploration in ANWR."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Energy, Exploration, Reason, Support)

"I've often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state's rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Drilling, Exploration, Rights, Oil, State, Want)

"At a time when we are dealing with unpredictable suppliers of energy abroad and higher gas costs at home, the decision to increase domestic energy exploration is integral to a balanced, common sense energy policy."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Time, Home, Policy, Decision, Common sense, Energy, Exploration)

"That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Existence, Exploration, Possibilities, Stars)

"I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Exploration)

"As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration."
- Laura Nyro
(Related: Exploration, Simplicity, Tradition)

"In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: People, Exploration, Ships, Space, World)

"If I wasn't doing this kind of exploration, I'd like to be doing some other kind of exploration. It might be more risky, or less risky, but, in the business of exploration, risk is part of the territory."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Business, Exploration, Risk)

"If I had a plot that was all set in advance, why would I want go through the agony of writing the novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery, for me at any rate."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Discovery, Exploration, Want, Writing)

"In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Film, Will)

"In 1979 I teamed up with my friend and business partner, Bill DeWitt, and together we formed an oil and gas company that invested through limited partnerships in oil and gas exploration."
- Mercer Reynolds
(Related: Business, Friend, Company, Exploration, Oil)

"I believe we can do more in making the President's vision for space exploration a reality by awarding cash prizes to encourage greater participation of the private sector in the national space program."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Vision, Exploration, Participation, President, Prizes, Reality, Space)

"We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Experience, Travel, Dreams, Inspiration, Progress, Goals, Discovery, Exploration, Fun, Future, Space, Youth)

"I don't think the space station will ever do anything for exploration. Putting people up there for a year or more is the only way you will get anywhere near the exploration concept."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: People, Exploration, Space, Will)

"I think space exploration is very important. I think there is very intelligent life on Mars. I believe that Martians are spying on us from the bottom of the ocean."
- Annabella Sciorra
(Related: Life, Exploration, Ocean, Space)

"I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga."
- Sting
(Related: Work, Exploration, Yoga)

"Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility - we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Leader, Exploration, Responsibility, Right, Russia, Space, World)

"We live in an age of universal investigation, and of exploration of the sources of all movements."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Age, Exploration, Investigation)

"The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Winning, Exploration, Future, Language, Manipulation, Will)

"They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March."
- William John Wills
(Related: Exploration, March, Will)

"KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games."
- Mike Wilson
(Related: Kiss, Adventure, Exploration, Favorite, Fun, Games)

"All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: History, Exploration, Thinking)