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Quotes on satellites


Quotes on satellites. Satellites are counted among the most helpful human inventions. We all need data and data is never gained until there is an observer. A satellite solves this problem by being the most advanced observer that floats in space and revolves around the earth's orbit to receive signals and transmit data. It's only due to these satellites, we are able to access Google Maps, which helps us use the GPS or global positioning system. All the calls and chats, weather reports, televisions, telephones, etc. runs only due to these satellites. Satellites have revolutionized the age of technology and have easy all our lives with their extremely accurate and marvelous outputs!
1. "We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act." —Charles Darwin


Quotes on satellites


2. "Last night I fell asleep in a satellite dish. My dreams were broadcast all over the world." — Steven Wright

3. "I've been trying to write really simple songs to make them sound like they're coming out of a satellite that's crashing into a gas giant or something."  Mark Linkous

4. "A satellite has no conscience."  Edward R. Murrow

5. "The rockets and the satellites, spaceships that we're creating now, we're pollinating the universe." — Neil Young

6. "A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible-indeed, inevitable-the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody."  Arthur C. Clarke

7. "The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications."  Marc Garneau

8. "Aside from communications satellites, space is devoid of industry."  Lawrence M. Krauss

9. "Vickie is so fat that her baby pictures were taken via satellite."  John Cena

10. "Alternative spaces, independent media, satellite, these all provide some tools by which we can work more independently and deal more directly with communities we hope to reach. Distribution is key, and finding alternative ways to do that with new media is critical."  Chuck D


Quotes on satellites


11. "The moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars."  Arthur C. Clarke

12. "In a moment, we hope to see the pole vault over the satellite."  David Coleman

13. "On Friday the 13th, April 2029, an asteroid large enough to fill the Rose Bowl as though it were an egg cup will fly so close to Earth that it will dip below the altitude of our communication satellites. We did not name this asteroid Bambi. Instead, we named it Apophis, after the Egyptian god of darkness and death."  Neil deGrasse Tyson

14. "I can remember in early elementary school when the Russians launched the first satellite. There was still so much unknown about space. People thought Mars was probably populated."  Christa McAuliffe

15. "Digital television, satellite radio, videogames, iPods - so much media. Do books even matter anymore?"  Mo Rocca

16. "Talent is what drives this world ... Doesn’t matter how many satellites you f---ing stick in the air."  Howard Stern

17. "Exponential growth in access to the Internet, satellite television and radio, cell phones, and P.D.A.'s means that breaking news now reaches virtually every corner of the globe."  Dee Dee Myers

18. "We all want to break our orbits, float like a satellite gone wild in space, run the risk of disintegration. We all want to take our lives in our own hands and hurl them out among the stars."  David Bottoms

19. "I used to do volunteer work in poor areas of Cairo, and people would gather their money together to get a satellite dish. You'd see them huddling around and for the first time seeing issues being debated on TV that had never been talked about before. And that is the biggest promoter of democracy you could possibly have."  Jehane Noujaim

20. "During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts."  David Bohm

21. "There are three ways in which a man becomes a slave. He may be born into slavery, or forced into it, or he can deliberately accept his servitude. All three forms flourish in the modern world. Men are born and forced into slavery in Russia and her satellites states. Men in the free world invite slavery when they ask the government to provide complete security, when they surrender their freedom to the "Welfare State."  Fulton J. Sheen


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22. "Then during the mission itself, I used the space shuttle's robot arm to release a satellite into orbit."  Sally Ride

23. "Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything."  Anthony Michael Hall

24. "We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in 'Red Storm Rising'."  Dan Quayle

25. "Global warming is real. It is happening today. It is being charted by our satellites. It is being charted by our scientists. It is being charted by those of us in this body, and I think the real key is if we are ready to admit that fact and take the action to make the necessary conversion."  Dianne Feinstein

26. "I'm the most recognized and loved man that ever lived cuz there weren't no satellites when Jesus and Moses were around, so people far away in the villages didn't know about them."  Muhammad Ali

27. "One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars."  Simon Newcomb

28. "I am proud to find, from two astronomical observations, that Chapel Hill lies right in the orbit of Jupiter and his satellites, and that the period of his revolution is about twelve years."  William Hooper

29. "Do you know what ‘Sputnik’ means in Russian? ‘Travelling companion’. I looked it up in a dictionary not long ago. Kind of a strange coincidence if you think about it. I wonder why the Russians gave their satellite that strange name. It’s just a poor little lump of metal, spinning around the Earth."  Haruki Murakami

30. "Dear Iranian nation, your children have placed the first indigenous satellite into orbit."  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad


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31. "I love traditional instruments, though of course they are anachronisms. Satellites run around our planet, but we still play bassoons. It's ridiculous!"  Witold LutosÅ‚awski

32. "Solar flares affect our everyday lives in all kinds of mundane ways. They affect satellites, they affect our emotions, and so on, but they also affect the nature of the light that is coming to us, which is kind of the way that the DNA unfolds. And on those levels hardly anyone really understands all of this, and I don't either. I just know that what is going on in the Sun is very important."  Drunvalo Melchizedek

33. "I, as a Muslim woman living in 1993, I want to have two things - the mosque and the satellite, both at the same time. And no one can mutilate me by telling me I cannot have the mosque or the Koran."  Fatema Mernissi

34. "They who have light in themselves will not revolve as satellites."  Seneca the Younger

35. "My bucket list is pretty much checked off. But oh, we should play in space! Let's do that. We'll play in space, up on a satellite somewhere."  Patrick Stump

36. "As a nation we have, over the past seven years, been rebuilding our intelligence with powerful capabilities that many thought we would no longer need after the Cold War. We have been rebuilding our clandestine service, our satellite and other technical collection, our analytical depth and expertise."  George Tenet

37. "On the earth, satellite of a star speeding through space, living things had arisen under the influence of conditions which were part of the planet's history; and as there had been a beginning of life upon it, so, under the influence of other conditions, there would be an end: man, no more significant than other forms of life, had come not as the climax of creation but as a physical reaction to the environment."  W. Somerset Maugham

38. "Presumptuous Man! the reason wouldst thou find,Why form'd so weak, so little, and so blind?First, if thou canst, the harder reason guess,Why form'd no weaker, blinder, and no less!Ask of thy mother earth, why oaks are madeTaller or stronger than the weeds they shade?Or ask of yonder argent fields above,Why Jove's Satellites are less than Jove?"  Alexander Pope

39. "George W. said he doesn't watch television. And, of course, well  - the reason for that is the Clintons stole the White House satellite system." — David Letterman

40. "When the orbits of these two satellites of ours happened to cross paths, we could be together. Maybe even open our hearts to each other. But that was only for the briefest moment. In the next instant we'd be in absolute solitude. Until we burned up and became nothing."  Haruki Murakami


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41. "Russia can offer state-of-the-art technology, .. For example, we can help other countries launch space devices such as satellites."  Vladimir Putin

42. "The best piece of advice Ive ever been given was, Be in the business youre in. Dont just be a satellite around it and expect it to come to you. Be in the business youre in."  Ray Stevenson

43. "If the man who observes the myriad stars, and considers that they and their innumerable satellites move in their serene dignity through the heavens, each swinging clear of the other's orbit-if, I say, the man who sees this cannot realise the Creator's attributes without the help of the book of Job, then his view of things is beyond my understanding."  Arthur Conan Doyle

44. "The simple fact is that, since the beginning of this century, the average global temperature has flatlined; indeed, over the past 18 months it has fallen back, and according to the satellite measurements of temperature, it is now basically back at the level it was in 1979, when such measurements started to be taken."  Peter Lilley

45. "We're enlarging in every single area of the ministry at In Touch. We're on radio and television. We're in over 110 million homes in America plus radio on satellites. We just acquired the NAMB FamilyNet television network, and with that expanding possibilities of the gospel."  Charles Stanley

46. "Let us build a SAARC satellite which we can dedicate to our neighbourhood, as a gift from India."  Narendra Modi

47. "If you're in the U.S. and talk to someone on the phone who's in Iraq, you'll experience sound delay. It isn't long, but the sound has to go to a satellite and back, it's used for everything. I'm proud to have that be something I invented."  Les Paul

48. "Sometimes it's hard for me to tell the difference between independent filmmaking and studio filmmaking because all the studios have these little independent satellites. It's interesting."  Kerry Washington

49. "I have a car in Nebraska. When I bought it, they gave me a satellite radio, and there's an 'indie-rock' station. It's just nothing I'm interested in."  Conor Oberst

50. "In the digital age we're in now, with satellite radio and Pandora and stuff like that, it's not about, "I listen to this kind of music." It's about, "I listen to good music and bad music." — Eric Church




51. "To the Japanese, Portugal and Russia are neutral enemies, England and America are belligerent enemies, and Germany and her satellites are friendly enemies. They draw very fine distinctions."  Jerome Cady

52. "The miniaturization of electronics, which ultimately was driven by the marketplace, was started by NASA, because it costs money to get something into orbit. So you want to trim your electronics, miniaturize your electronics, miniaturize your satellites."  Neil deGrasse Tyson

53. "I guess probably in my time in politics, it continued to be affirmed to me that the African-American community, despite being subscription television's most valuable customers, they are very underserved by cable and satellite television programming options."  J. C. Watts

54. "Public radio is the last oasis of free and independent music. For satellite radio channels, you have to subscribe; commercial stations are as corporate as basic cable."  Nellie McKay

55. "And many of the alarmists on global warming, they've got a problem cause the science doesn't back them up. And in particular, satellite data demonstrate for the last 17 years, there's been zero warming. None whatsoever."  Ted Cruz

56. "The satellite revolt was not sparked from the West. It was sparked by Communism itself."  Whittaker Chambers

57. "What is sure is that the satellite view of our world and its evolution is now a common reality."  Olivier Theyskens

58. "When I was fighting communism, there was rapid development of satellite television and cell phones, and communism, to survive, would have to block all these information devices."  Lech Walesa

59. "I made a lot of money. I earned a lot of money with CNN and satellite and cable television. And you can't really spend large sums of money, intelligently, on buying things. So I thought the best thing I could do was put some of that money back to work - making an investment in the future of humanity."  Ted Turner

60. "The late 20th century sea level rise rate lacks any sign of acceleration. Satellite altimetry indicates virtually no changes in the last decade."  Nils-Axel Morner




61. "Who would have thought when they came to the fight? That they'd witness the launching of a human satellite."  Muhammad Ali

62. "Ironically the very energy, the very basis of how we know what we know, has been reliant on having an energy source [necessary] to build rockets to go to the moon and Mars, to support airplanes that fly, and satellites to give us our communication."  Sylvia Earle

63. "The hardest thing about my job isn't the snake bites or the crocodiles, it's being away from my children. I have a really religious satellite phone call every day back to the boys, wherever we are, whatever time zone, to say goodnight."  Bear Grylls

64. "You come in as this satellite part of the film [Catching Fire], so I only see Stanley [Tucci] in my scenes. These kinds of movies have so many different components; it's about as different from doing The Girl as you could imagine."  Toby Jones

65. "If you get outside the world of show business and its satellites, there's a whole world of car nuts in the Los Angeles area."  P. J. O'Rourke

66. "I have a radio show for the Sirius Satellite Radio Network. It's an interview show. It's called The Spectrum."  Edwin McCain

67. "The Russians did much bigger space launch vehicles for launching satellites and for getting men in orbit. They did that much sooner than America because America was very good at something else."  Burt Rutan

68. "Satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels."  Rupert Murdoch




69. "I'm a believer that satellite radio, whether I'm on it or not, will take off." — Howard Stern

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