Who Said It: Neil DeGrasse Tyson or Charlie Sheen?

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If aliens ever land in hopes of finding the wisest human among us, we should point them to one of two people: astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson or warlock from Mars Charlie Sheen. Both seem to have an inordinate amount of knowledge about the universe. Tyson knows how mankind got here and Sheen knows he’s the greatest thing since the Big Bang. These two mighty minds collide in this quote quiz. Take a guess at who said what, and scroll to the very bottom for the answers.

1. “We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.”

2. “Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up.”

3. “Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.”

4. “If an alien lands on your front lawn and extends an appendage as a gesture of greeting, before you get friendly, toss it an eight ball.”

5. “There have to be more important things going on in the world than my past.”

6. “Can’t is the cancer of happening.”

7. “Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.”

8. “The more I learn about the universe, the less convinced I am that there’s any sort of benevolent force that has anything to do with it, at all.”

9. “I dare anyone to debate me on things.”

10. “I get enormous satisfaction from knowing I’m doing something for society.”

11. “There’s no shame in admitting what you don’t know. The only shame is pretending you know all the answers.”

12. “If you love with violence and you hate with violence, there’s nothing that can be questioned.”

13. “If each dead person became a ghost, there’d be more than 100 billion of them haunting us all. Creepy, but cool.”

14. “Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.”

15. “If the world is something you accept rather than interpret, then you’re susceptible to the influence of charismatic idiots.”

16. “I love the smell of the universe in the morning.”

17. “The best way to not get your heart broken is pretending you don’t have one.”

18. “I’m not Thomas Jefferson. He was a pussy.”

Answers:
Tyson: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16
Sheen: 3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 14, 17, 18