Carl Sagan or Neil deGrasse Tyson?

Who said the quote? Carl Sagan or Neil deGrasse Tyson?

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Frederick Douglass taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path.
Doing what has never been done before is intellectually seductive, whether or not we deem it practical.
We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.
Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.
I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.
Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there.
It’s not that we are better than the universe, we are part of the universe. We are in the universe and the universe is in us.
It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brains fall out.
So what is true for life itself is no less true for the universe: knowing where you came from is no less important than knowing where you are going.
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
Quote(S)agan or (T)yson
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Some of the greatest poetry is revealing to the reader the beauty in something that was so simple you had taken it for granted.
Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
People like death and mayhem.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.
The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.
I love the smell of the universe in the morning.
Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.
We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.
Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think.
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