i felt very small
Look at the sky, and that the earth, and think that all things pass. All of the mountains and rivers you see, and all the forms of life, and all creations of nature, will pass. Then you will understand the truth; you will see what remains, what does not pass.
— Buddhist wisdom
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
— Neil Armstrong