„What once sprung from earth sinks back into the earth.“

—  Lukrez

Book II, lines 999–1000 (tr. Bailey)
De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things)
Original: (la) Cedit item retro, de terra quod fuit ante,
in terras.

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Philosoph der Antike -94 - -55 v.Chr

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„That which had grown from the earth, to the earth, But that which has sprung from heavenly seed, Back to the heavenly realms“

—  Marcus Aurelius, buch Selbstbetrachtungen

VII, 50
Meditations (c. 121–180 AD), Book VII
Kontext: That which had grown from the earth, to the earth, But that which has sprung from heavenly seed, Back to the heavenly realms returns. This is either a dissolution of the mutual involution of the atoms, or a similar dispersion of the unsentient elements.

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„From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.“

—  Jacques-Yves Cousteau French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher 1910 - 1997

Time (28 March 1960)

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„She hath smiles to earth unknown—
Smiles that with motion of their own
Do spread, and sink, and rise.“

—  William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850

Cancelled lines originally in the second stanza of Louisa (1805).

„Earth was once molten rock, and now it makes spaceships.“

—  Brian Swimme American cosmologist 1950

Found on Pilgrimage to NASA's Apollo Flight Center http://thegreatstory.org/nasa-houston.html write up by Connie Barlow, a fellow in Evolutionary Spirituality

„What comes now? The earth awaits
What fierce wonder from the skies?“

—  Lionel Johnson English poet 1867 - 1902

"July"
Kontext: What comes now? The earth awaits
What fierce wonder from the skies?
Thunder, trampling through the night?
Morning, with illustrious eyes?
Morning, from the springs of light:
Thunder, round Heaven's opening gates..

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„For all things are from the earth and to the earth all things come in the end.“

—  Xenophanes Presocratic philosopher -570 - -475 v.Chr

Fragment 27, as quoted in Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments, trans. J. H. Lesher (University of Toronto Press, 2001), p. 124

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„I'm very down to Earth, I'm just not from this Earth.“

—  Karl Lagerfeld German fashion designer 1933 - 2019

Variante: I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.

„The earth has what you raise off the earth. It has nothing more.“

—  Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

La tierra tiene lo que tú levantas de la tierra. Nada más tiene.
Voces (1943)

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