17 Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes That’ll Blow Your Mind

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The 15 Coolest Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes

Over the course of the last 15 years, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson -the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in NYC – has made a name for himself as a media darling and a Twitter icon. Tyson routinely appears on podcasts and interviews and sends of hilariously, and sometimes insightful tweets – and his quick wit and personable charm have made him one of the most influential science advocates.

Here are some of the best and brightest thoughts and cool tweets of Neil deGrasse Tyson, as he tackles some of the most important questions of humanity. And yes, Neil deGrasse Tyson has well over 7.5 million followers on Twitter.

1. “It is the knowledge that I’m going to die, that creates the focus that I bring to being alive.”

2. “The urgency of accomplishment, the need to express love… now, not later. If we live forever, why ever even get out of bed in the morning?”

3. “I fear living a life where I could have accomplished something and didn’t.”