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.
As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.
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.
Acting is constant exploration.
One doesnt discover new lands without losing sight of the shore.
Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't.
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.
The American experience stirred mankind from discovery to exploration. From the cautious quest for what they knew (or thought they knew) was out there, into an enthusiastic reaching to the unknown. These are two substantially different kinds of human enterprise.
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.
That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.
We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Do not fear risk. All exploration, all growth is calculated. Without challenge people cannot reach their higher selves. Only if we are willing to walk over the edge can we become winners.
It still amazes me how many millions goes to discovering another star in the galaxies when, for all we know, we are still sitting on top of another undiscovered world beneath out feet.
An idea, like a ghost must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it cant be done.
We know for sure that for human exploration to succeed, we're going to have to learn to live off the land.
It's a very bold vision for space exploration.
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