"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. "
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
We are just an advanced breed of monkey, part of the animal kind. Our planet is unspectacular, as is our star. Yet when we cooperate we can even understand marvels as complex as the universe, and that makes us something very special.