If you’ve got a sudden desire to think bigger and out of the box, these universe quotes can get you inspired on your path to more meaning.
Although it’s easier said than done, thinking outside the box is what separates you from the rest of humanity. It gives you an edge over everyone because you gain the freedom to think on your own, start approaching things in innovative ways, and become a problem solver.
Many people long for a greater sense of belonging. They long for a greater sense of connection with other people and the world as a whole. Feeling that we belong to this universe allows us to see value in our existence and helps in coping with all the ups and downs of life.
If you’re looking for your sense of belonging, these universe quotes will make you reach for deeper meanings. They will allow you to feel and truly appreciate every moment of your life.
Below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and deep universe quotes, universe sayings, and universe proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years.
Also check out our collection of quotes from Nikola Tesla about our universe and life as we know it.
Universe quotes celebrating our place in the cosmos
1. “I am always in quest of being open to what the universe will bring me.” ― Jill Bolte Taylor
2. “Universe is a living entity, he will always help you, if you’ll ask and believe in him.” ― Rajesh Walecha
3. “When you are in Alignment with yourself, the Universe conspired to make this world a bliss for you.” ― Mridula Singh
4. “The universe’s imagination always remains wider than our human imaginations.” ― Julie J. Morley
5. “God or the Universe never hurries and his plans, unknown to us, are never rushed.” ― Carol Crandel
6. “The physical universe and its buzzing machinery, its fantastical scenery.” ― Laura Kasischke
7. “I live in a friendly universe that is always providing for me.” ― Kianu Starr
8. “Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
9. “Don’t give up! It’s not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.” ― Steve Maraboli
10. “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell
Universe quotes to help you think of the big picture
11. “You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.” ― Alan Watts
12. “One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.” ― Stephen Hawking
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13. “Look at the sky; remind yourself of the cosmos. Seek vastness at every opportunity in order to see the smallness of yourself.” – Matt Haig
14. “Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.” ― Jennifer Elisabeth
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15. “The visible world is a daily miracle, for those who have eyes and ears.” ― Edith Warton
16. “We are the cosmos made conscious and life is the means by which the universe understands itself.” ― Brian Cox
17. “It’s neither easy nor impossible. Everything in this universe ranges from fear to hard work. Just go and get what you want.” ― Giridhar Alwar
18. “The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts.” ― John Muir
19. “The words “I am” are powerful. We are declaring who we are to the universe.” ― Ora Nadrich
20. “I love keeping an open mind. It’s liberating to know the universe and our existence are not limited to my understanding.” ― Izey Victoria Odiase
Also read these insightful Stephen Hawking quotes on life, religion and the universe.
Universe quotes to help you appreciate every moment of your life
21. “The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms.” ― Lao Tzu
22. “The universe will give you innumerable opportunities, dreams, and possibilities to reach your purpose, but in order to win every challenge, you must take the risk.” ― Alan Maiccon
23. “When two soulful people meet the entire universe pauses in that moment!” ― Avijeet Das
24. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” ― Joseph Campbell
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25. “With the help of our imagination, we have succeeded to create a new universe within this universe!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan
26. “The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” ― Robinson Jeffers
27. “The number of ways to live in one lifetime is limitless. So why limit yourself?” ― Suzy Kassem
28. “Let’s find ourselves in Love for it is who we are. We are Love. We are meant to Love ourselves. We are meant to Love one another. So Love, please Love, for it is all that matters in this universe.” ― Wald Wassermann
29. “Kindness keeps the universe fastened into place” ― Maureen Joyce Connolly
30. “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ― Rachel Carson
Universe quotes to help you find meaning in life
31. “Don’t you know it is your joy that makes the universe joyful?” ― Debasish Mridha
32. “Our souls speak a language that is beyond human understanding. A connection so rare the universe won’t let us part.” ― Nikki Rowe
33. “This is a cardboard universe, and if you lean too long or too heavily against it, you fall through.” ― Philip K. Dick
34. “Do not underestimate the power of compassion; you will be surprised how an act of kindness, love and caring can be a powerful affection in every life on this universe.” ― Jesus Apolinaris
35. “Just one smile immensely increases the beauty Of the universe.” ― Sri Chinmoy
36. “Passion is excitement of the heart. The feeling that God and the universe are swaying in your direction.” ― Ron Baratono
37. “The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts – it gives you what you demand with your actions.” ― Steve Maraboli
38. “I don’t believe in speaking things into existence. I believe in acting things into existence. You can speak all you want but if you don’t act, nothing will change.” ― D.J. Walters
39. “Faith is the bridge between God and ourselves.” ― Nozer Kanga
40. “That is where my dearest and brightest dreams have ranged — to hear for the duration of a heartbeat the universe and the totality of life in its mysterious, innate harmony.” ― Hermann Hesse
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Universe quotes that will give you a sense of belonging
41. “I hope my dreams will reach the stars and that the universe answers them with tomorrow.” ― Giovannie de Sadeleer
42. “The truth of the stars reflects through all of us.” ― Jordan G Kobos
43. “Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” ― Alan Wilson Watts
44. “Just as heart is a fountain of unspoken words, the universe is a womb of wonder weird worlds.” ― Toba Beta
45. “The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us — there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries.” ― Carl Sagan
46. “The sky is NOT the limit. Beyond the universe is.” ― Suzy Kassem
47. “Love your neighbor, even the ones who do not show you the same courtesy. You can’t expect to receive love if you’re selective and not really willing to give it. What you put into the world, you will indeed get back, even if it’s not from the person you’re expecting it to be.” ― Alexandra Elle
48. “Go out in nature and you will find yourself in love with all of nature’s kind.” ― Wald Wassermann
49. “What you desire for others, the Universe desires for you. This is the Principle of Cosmic Ordering.” ― Elmar Hussein
50. “Every time you decide not to compromise your honesty in any form of a relationship, you become a co-partner with the Universe in creating truthful meaning for any existence.” ― Sameh Elsayed
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More universe quotes and sayings
51. “We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.” – Ray Bradbury
52. “The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.” – Carl Sagan
53. “The universe is an amazingly fickle and eventful place, and our existence within is a wonder.” – Bill Bryson
54. “The universe looks more and more like a great thought rather than a great machine.” – Sir James Jeans
55. “The universe is non-simultaneously apprehended.” – Buckminster Fuller
56. “The universe is talking. All we have to do is stop and listen.” – Joseph Inzirillo
57. “The universe was a vast expanse, far greater than he could ever conceive, and he had seen but a fraction of an inch of it.” – C. Robert Cargill
58. “It is in our genes to understand the universe if we can, to keep trying even if we cannot, and to be enchanted by the act of learning all the way.” – Lewis Thomas
59. “Light brings us the news of the Universe.” – William Henry Bragg
60. “The Universe is the creation of the mind. Universe exists inside the mind as the flower exists inside the seed.” – Amit Ray
Powerful universe quotes that are full of wisdom
61. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein
62. “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” ― Arthur C. Clarke
63. “A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” ― Madeleine L’Engle
64. “I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone’s hand.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz
65. “Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works?” ― Diane Duane
66. “Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.” ― Criss Jami
67. “The universe is big, its vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. And that’s the theory. Nine hundred years, never seen one yet, but this would do me.” ― Steven Moffat
68. “The universe is seeming really huge right now. I need something to hold on to.” ― E. Lockhart
69. “Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences.” ― Emery Allen
70. “You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing.” ― Alan Watts
Which of these universe quotes was your favorite?
We all need to connect with others and to achieve a sense of unity and oneness with our environment and the universe as a whole. There is comfort in the knowledge that we are not alone.
Feeling that we belong improves our motivation, health, and happiness. Hopefully, the quotes above will inspire you to become one with the universe.
Which of these universe quotes resonated with you best? Do you have any other favorite quotes to add to the list? Let us know in the comment section below.
April 22, 2022 5:00 AM EST