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  • There was no "before" the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.
    * John D. Barrow

  • I don't pretend to understand the Universe--it's a great deal bigger than I am.
    * Thomas Carlyle

  • A universe that came from nothing in the big bang will disappear into nothing at the big crunch. Its glorious few zillion years of existence not even a memory.
    * Paul Davies

  • Anyone informed that the universe is expanding and contracting in pulsations of eighty billion years has a right to ask, "What's in it for me?"
    * Peter De Vries

  • Now my own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
    * J. B. S. Haldane

  • Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.
    * Charles Lamb