Quotes from “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu

Alla Nabatova
Alla Nabatovahas quoted4 years ago
the first cry that could be heard in space from civilization on Earth was already spreading out from the sun to the universe at the speed of light. A star-powered radio wave, like a majestic tide, had already crossed the orbit of Jupiter.
Artem
Artemhas quoted20 days ago
who has been playing cat and mouse with them
Artem
Artemhas quotedlast month
This period condensed in her memory into a series of classical paintings
Kamal Sultanov
Kamal Sultanovhas quotedlast month
The constant, unceasing
Daniela Alarcon
Daniela Alarconhas quotedlast month
She and I loved to play. It reminded us of particles colliding in the accelerator.”

Es de gente bien científica unir el billar con partículas en un acelerador.

Daniela Alarcon
Daniela Alarconhas quotedlast month
You must know that a person’s ability to discern the truth is directly proportional to his knowledge.”
Daniela Alarcon
Daniela Alarconhas quoted2 months ago
It was impossible to expect a moral awakening from humankind itself, just like it was impossible to expect humans to lift off the earth by pulling up on their own hair. To achieve moral awakening required a force outside the human race.
Daniela Alarcon
Daniela Alarconhas quoted2 months ago
She was now like a Geiger counter that had been subjected to too much radiation, no longer capable of giving any reaction, noiselessly displaying a reading of zero.
dashabogdanovic
dashabogdanovichas quoted2 months ago
More than three hundred years! A dozen generations. When this tree was but a shrub, it was still the Ming Dynasty. During all these years, can you imagine how many storms it had weathered, how many events it had witnessed? But in a few minutes you cut it down. You really felt nothing?”
juliasegura97
juliasegura97has quoted3 months ago
like a little bird unwilling to leave the sky.
b2336334321
b2336334321has quoted3 months ago
Let the cross I bear be even heavier.
b2336334321
b2336334321has quoted3 months ago
hould philosophy guide experiments, or should experiments guide philosophy?” Ye’s sudden counterattack shocked those leading the struggle session. For a moment they did not know what to do.
“Of course it should be the correct philosophy of Marxism that guides scientific experiments!” one of the male Red Guards finally said.
“Then that’s equivalent to saying that the correct philosophy falls out of the sky. This is against the idea that the truth emerges from experience. It’s counter to the principles of how Marxism seeks to understand nature.”
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
It was impossible to expect a moral awakening from humankind itself, just like it was impossible to expect humans to lift off the earth by pulling up on their own hair. To achieve moral awakening required a force outside the human race.
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
Both the ocean and the iceberg are made of the same material. That the iceberg seems separate is only because it is in a different form. In reality, it is but a part of the vast ocean.…
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
Is it possible that the relationship between humanity and evil is similar to the relationship between the ocean and an iceberg floating on its surface?
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
The book dealt only with a limited subject: the negative environmental effects of excessive pesticide use.
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
But the perspective taken by the author shook Ye to the core.
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
process his words
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
In a brief opening chapter, the author described a quiet town silently dying from the use of pesticides. Carson’s deep concern suffused the simple, plain sentences.
Jiaxin Yue
Jiaxin Yuehas quoted3 months ago
I really don’t know if the Corps is engaged in construction or destruction.”
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