“the trick with shorts, as with a lot of things in life, is ‘know thyself.’ are your legs in good shape? just how short are you comfortable with? right now, shorter seems cooler than longer. the closer to the knee, the closer they feel to the golf course and your dad’s closet.”— michael bastian
“neil degrasse tyson”—i look up at the night sky, and i know that, yes, we are part of this universe, we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts is that the universe is in us. when i reflect on that fact, i look up - many people feel small, because they’re small and the universe is big, but i feel big, because my atoms came from those stars.
“a universe without purpose should neither depress us nor suggest that our lives are purposeless. through an awe-inspiring cosmic history we find ourselves on this remote planet in a remote corner of the universe, endowed with intelligence and self-awareness. we should not despair, but should humbly rejoice in making the most of these gifts, and celebrate our brief moment in the sun.”— lawrence krauss