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cosmos
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Definition everything that exists anywhere — especially when viewed as a harmonious system

Cosmos can also reference a type of flower.
  • ...those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries.
    Carl Sagan  --  Cosmos
  • We are the local embodiment of a Cosmos grown to self-awareness. We have begun to contemplate our origins: starstuff pondering the stars; organized assemblages of ten billion billion billion atoms considering the evolution of atoms; tracing the long journey by which, here at least, consciousness arose. Our loyalties are to the species and the planet. We speak for Earth. Our obligation to survive is owed not just to ourselves but also to that Cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring.
    Carl Sagan  --  Cosmos
  • this vast neutral cosmos may turn out to be a pleasant place enough if we bring a little sunshine of our own to help it out. In truth, the world is neither with us or against us; it is but raw material in our hands, and can be heaven or hell according to what we are.
    Will Durant
  • Uncle Press knew his way around the cosmos and Loor was a fierce warrior.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • It was a simple formula for cosmic confusion, the cosmos being the false universe of Novgorod.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He knew my schedule and that I was a waitress at Cosmos.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • He said his bout with TB had set him to pondering about mortality and the nature of the cosmos.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • The Titans will yet rule the cosmos.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • The bonds of the flesh had little part in my cosmos of love.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • Have we cold feet about the cosmos?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • In a few thousand years—a mere heartbeat of the cosmos—this could be paradise.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Across its front grew feathery cosmos and barrel-sized peony bushes with stripy heavy-scented blooms pushing out of the leaves.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings
  • In the center Lorraine had put a low bowl of pink cosmos from the garden with their feathery, fernlike leaves.
    Maureen Daly  --  Seventeenth Summer
  • I tried so hard I almost squeaked, but I could not seem to leave myself, and the cosmos did not visit me.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • As it left the Marabars, their nasty little cosmos disappeared, and gave place to the Marabars seen from a distance, finite and rather romantic.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • She had the entire cosmos living on her skin: gleaming constellations, galaxies too bright to look at, glowing nebulae of pink and blue dust.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Of course, even without my help, other forces would keep the cosmos chugging along.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • "All through the universe it's being fought, all through the cosmos, and my, but it's a grand and exciting battle.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Paris is the synonym of Cosmos, Paris is Athens, Sybaris, Jerusalem, Pantin.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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