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Top 76 Earth Is Flat Quotes

#1. Anaximenes and Anaxagoras and Democritus say that its [the earth's] flatness is responsible for it staying still: for it does not cut the air beneath but covers it like a lid, which flat bodies evidently do: for they are hard to move even for the winds, on account of their resistance. - Author: Aristotle.
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#2. A wedding is earth and water and a species of irreducible light and the flat belly of a harbor and a mango about to ripen and fall into gravity's caress and the waves subsiding and resuming their concerto in a minor key and the rush hour canceled by the stun of auspicious beginnings. - Author: Mark McMorris
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#3. Anyone who would argue that this third-generatio n MDX is an SUV might as well belong to the Flat Earth Society. The 2014 Acura MDX is the perfect expression of the modern car - capable, spacious, and friendly to drive. - Author: Michael Jordan
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#4. Lip. I have a sudden vivid picture of the earth as flat, a tray, covered in marbles, and someone is tilting it, and the marbles are rolling, cascading, from east to west. - Author: Ben H. Winters
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#5. When the Earth was flat we had a fear of falling off the edge. Now the Earth is round we've lost that fear, and all hope of staying on. - Author: Chris James
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#6. The Earth is round but everything on it is flat. - Author: Gigi
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#7. Our planet Earth has a diameter of 0.04 light-seconds. Neptune's orbit spans 8 light-hours. The stars of the Milky Way galaxy delineate a broad, flat disk about 100,000 light-years across. And the Virgo supercluster of galaxies, to which the Milky Way belongs, extends some 60 million light-years. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#8. Sincerity is all that counts -- it's a widespread modern heresy. Think again. Bolsheviks are sincere. Fascists are sincere. Lunatics are sincere. People who believe the earth is flat are sincere. They can't all be right. - Author: Tom Driberg
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#9. He believed that the earth is flat, that the English are the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel, and that the United States is a democracy. - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#10. The official version of Watergate is as wrong as a Flat Earth Society pamphlet. - Author: G. Gordon Liddy
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#11. I'd share a pic if the digital camera battery wasn't as flat as 17th century Earth. - Author: Simon Haynes
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#12. The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat. - Author: Vilhjalmur Stefansson
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#13. The soul is a magician. Only living flesh hampers it. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#14. The earth is flat. Those who fall off don't return. The earth is round. All things reveal themselves to men only gradually. I - Author: Li-Young Lee
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#15. You get to say that the Earth is flat because we live in a country that guarantees your free speech. But it's not a country that guarantees that anything you say is correct. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#16. That old saying about opportunity only knocking once is as archaic as the flat-earth theory and as patently untrue. Opportunity knocks all the time - and it rings your doorbell, calls you up, and sends you e-mails. - Author: Victoria Moran
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#17. A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the moon is made of green cheese. Some still do, to this day. The man on the moon is looking down and laughing. - Author: Vera Nazarian
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#18. 1500 years ago people knew the earth was the center of the universe. 500 years ago everybody knew the Earth was flat and 15 minutes ago you knew people were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll learn tommorow.. - Author: K
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#19. New perspectives give birth to new historic ages. Humankind has had many dramatic revolutions of understanding - great uses of fire and the wheel, language and writing. We found that the earth only seems flat, the sun only seems to circle the earth, matter only seems solid. - Author: Marilyn Ferguson
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#20. Creativity is not linear, just like the earth is not flat ... If you keep going long enough you will always get back to where you started from. That is when you have lived a full life. That is the artist's path. - Author: Nikki Sixx
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#21. Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not. - Author: Andrea Dworkin
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#22. The giants of the intellect, whom you admire so much, once taught you that the earth was flat and that the atom was the smallest particle of matter. The entire history of science is a progression of exploded fallacies, not of achievements. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#23. Phin, history is filled with false realities. If we stopped at what we know to be true, we'll never discover that it's actually false. The Earth would still be flat. -Ethan Cottington, Memoir of a Mermaid Book #1 - Author: Adrianna Stepiano
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#24. A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it. - Author: Richie Benaud
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#25. We've discovered that the earth isn't flat; that we won't fall off its edges, and our experience as a species has changed as a result. Maybe we'll soon find out that the self isn't "flat" either, and that death is as real and yet as deceptive as the horizon; that we don't fall out of life either. - Author: Seth
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#26. If every day of your life you are told by authority figures that the Earth is flat, you will be scared of falling off the edge whether you want to be or not. - Author: Mark Rippetoe
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#27. It's funny," I said. "It's very funny. And it's a lot of fun, too, to be in love."
"Do you think so?" her eyes looked flat again.
"I don't mean fun that way. In a way it's an enjoyable feeling."
"No," she said. "I think it's hell on earth. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#28. The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. - Author: Ferdinand Magellan
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#29. Without stories we end up with stereotypes
a flat earth with flat cardboard figures that have no texture or depth, no INTERIOR. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#30. The earth's round, like an orange, but this map is like its skin, cut off in ovals, north to south, laid flat and stretched a bit at the top and bottom. A Dutchman called Mercator invented the way to do this accurately twenty years ago. It's the first accurate world map. - Author: James Clavell
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#31. Yes, right, and the earth is flat," I replied. Stupidly, I said it out loud. Everyone else at the table looked at me, taken aback.
"No, Gwenny, the earth is a globe," Caroline kindly told me. "I couldn't believe it at first, either. But apparently it flies through the universe at lightning speed. - Author: Kerstin Gier
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#32. As the wealthiest nation on Earth, we have made a commitment to provide health care for those over 65. In order to pay for this, each of us should contribute the same, flat percentage of our earned income. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#33. To gastroenterologists, the concept of a germ causing ulcers was like saying that the Earth is flat. - Author: Barry Marshall
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#34. The Christian church, in its attitude toward science, shows the mind of a more or less enlightened man of the Thirteenth Century. It no longer believes that the earth is flat, but it is still convinced that prayer can cure after medicine fails. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#35. Rude cross lay flat upon the barren earth and on it was bound a man - half-naked, wild of aspect with his corded limbs, glaring eyes and shock of tangled hair. His executioners were Roman soldiers, and with heavy hammers they prepared to pin the victim's hands and feet to the wood with iron spikes. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#36. For the Eye altering alters all;
The Senses roll themselves in fear
And the flat Earth becomes a Ball. - Author: William Blake
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#37. All the hundreds of millions of people who, in their time, believed the Earth was flat never succeeded in unrounding it by an inch. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#38. Common sense tells us that the world is flat, that the sun goes around the earth, that heavy bodies always fall faster than light bodies, that boats made of iron will sink. - Author: Stuart Chase
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#39. It is self-evident that the tabula rasa of modernization favors the optimum use of earth-moving equipment inasmuch as a totally flat datum is regarded as the most economic matrix upon which to predicate the rationalization of construction. - Author: Kenneth Frampton
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#40. The significance of Columbus's discovery was that on a round earth, humanity is more interconnected than on a flat one. On a round earth, the two most distant points are closer together than they are on a flat earth. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#41. In some corner of the world they are probably still holding regular meetings of the Flat Earth Society. We derive no comfort because important people, vocal people, or great numbers of people agree with us. Nor do we derive comfort if they don't. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#42. Flat Earth theory serves well enough for a trip from the cave to the water hole and back, and a third dimension going up into the sky and down underground serves to accommodate gods and devils A lot of people still think like that, believe it or not. - Author: Peter J. Carroll
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#43. Beliefs are not some special category of idea sitting at a higher station of truth than our ordinary, everyday mortal thoughts. Beliefs are not neccesarily "the truth" at all. (Remember, there was a time everyone believed the earth was flat) - Author: John Assaraf
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#44. We don't have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society. - Author: Barack Obama
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#45. If some of these [Republican] folks were around when Columbus set sail, they must have been founding members of the 'flat earth society.' They would not believe that the world was round. - Author: Barack Obama
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#46. Rick Perry unveiled his new tax plan. He says he wants a flat tax. He believes that tax should be flat, just like the earth. - Author: Jay Leno
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#47. If we presume that the boundary of the universe is a kind of surrounding wall,
then we think like ancestors who thought there's abyss at the edge of flat earth. - Author: Toba Beta
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#48. To teach kids that creationism explains something about the world is no different than teaching them that the earth is flat. - Author: Alan Wolfe
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#49. 500 years ago Man "knew" the Earth was the center of the Universe. 500 years ago Man "knew" the Earth was flat. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Author: K
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#50. Dilbert: You joined the "Flat Earth Society?" Dogbert: I believe the earth must be flat. There is no good evidence to support the so-called "round earth theory." Dilbert: I think Christopher Columbus would disagree. Dogbert: How convenient that your best witness is dead. - Author: Scott Adams
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#51. The Church says that the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church. Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese and Spanish explorer - Author: George Washington
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#52. Some men think the Earth is round, others think it flat; it is a matter capable of question. But, if it is flat, will the King's command make it round? And, if it is round, will the King's command flatten it? - Author: Robert Bolt
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#53. It used to be, it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#54. It must first be reiterated that with extraordinary few exceptions no educated person in the history of Western Civilization from the third century B.C. onward believed that the earth was flat - Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell
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#55. Fifteen per cent of the population believe the moon landing was actually staged in a movie lot in Arizona and somewhat fewer still believe the Earth is flat. I think they all get together with the global warming deniers on a Saturday night and party - Author: Al Gore
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#56. While majority opinion may not take kindly to forms of modern art, that same majority has also been hostile to most original and radical innovations, such as automobiles or airplanes or transatlantic cables or Protestantism or the theory that the earth is round and not flat. - Author: Alfred H. Barr Jr.
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#57. People say- 'NASA lies.' I say- 'the moon knows it all. Look at the moon and forget the spinning flat world. - Author: Munia Khan
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#58. On their sofas of spice and feathers, the concubines also slept fretfully. In those days the Earth was still flat, and people dreamed often of falling over edges. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#59. Common sense is what tells us the earth is flat. - Author: Stuart Chase
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#60. Once upon a time, people thought earth was flat-shaped.
Now I'm ready to perceive universe won't be as we think. - Author: Toba Beta
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#61. If no one ever deviated from currently accepted mainstream Science - we would still have the Flat Earth Society! - Author: Mary Nash Stoddard
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#62. If Algeria introduced a resolution that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions. - Author: Abba Eban
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#63. I lie flat, the damp air above me like a lid. Like earth. I wish it would rain. Better still, a thunderstorm, black clouds, lightning, ear-splitting sound. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#64. I'll follow him to the ends of the earth,' she sobbed. Yes, darling. But the earth doesn't have any ends. Columbus fixed that. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#65. You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to fall down flat But to lie there - that's a disgrace. - Author: Edmund Vance Cooke
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#66. No one can violently attack something without taking it seriously in some way. No one attacks belief in Zeus anymore. No one gets emotional over the Flat Earth Society. Yet Christianity calls forth the deepest emotions
even and especially in the ones who most reject it. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#67. Matthew Boylan, former NASA operational graphics manager, worked for years creating photo-realistic computer graphics for NASA. Now a vocal Flat-Earther, Boylan claims that NASA's sole reason for existence is to propagandize the public and promote this false ball-Earth heliocentric worldview. - Author: Eric Dubay
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#68. There was a time when everyone thought that Earth was flat. Did this unanimous consensus make any difference to the shape of Earth? - Author: Ali Sina
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#69. He looked at me like I just told him the earth was flat and I had definitive proof. - Author: Heidi R. Kling
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#70. his stomach as flat as the earth was rumored to be before Columbus discovered the truth. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#71. Can a geology teacher blithely tell his students that the earth is flat, or a European history professor that the Holocaust didn't happen? That's not academic freedom, but dereliction of duty. - Author: Jerry A. Coyne
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#72. The black man in Africa had mastered the arts and sciences. He knew the course of the stars in the universe before the man up in Europe knew that the earth wasn't flat. - Author: Malcolm X
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#73. A thousand years ago, everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew the Earth was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Author: Tommy Lee Jones
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#74. There is, even today, a Flat Earth Society that meets every year to say the Earth is flat. The science about climate change is very clear. There really is no room for doubt at this point. - Author: Rajendra K. Pachauri
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#75. Earth you know is round but seems flat. // You can't trust / your senses. - Author: Frank Bidart
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#76. You can get good science out of stupid questions. If someone says the world is flat, maybe in proving them wrong you can calculate the curvature of the Earth more precisely. - Author: Gavin Schmidt
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