Johannes Kepler Quote
If there are globes in the heaven similar to our Earth, do we vie with them over who occupies the better portion of the universe? For if their globes are nobler, we are not the noblest of rational creatures. Then how can all things be for man's sake? How can we be the master of God's handiwork?
Conversations with Galileo's Sidereal Messenger, Translated by Edward Rosen, Section VIII (p. 43)