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Universe Stamp by Kezzi-Rose Universe Stamp by Kezzi-Rose

Be humble for you are made of earth; be noble for you are made of stars.

— Serbian proverb

Have you ever looked up at a clear night sky and felt the incredible significance of the sight before you? Stretching on to infinity is vast space, filled with other planets, asteroids, burning suns, spinning galaxies, supernovas, neutron stars, black holes.. and so much more that we may never see, even with the most powerful of telescopes. It is enormous, it is dynamic, and it is beautiful.
And there you are, this tiny speck on the surface of just one little planet, in just one solar system on the arm of just one galaxy, gazing up at it all, trying to comprehend it. You feel on the brink of epiphany, yet somehow the reality of it all is just too big to quite fit inside your head.
Every atom in your body has come from out there, somewhere. Everything you are made from once came exploding out of a supernova, maybe several supernovae, millions and billions of light-years from where you're standing right now. You are stardust: and billions of years of tinkering evolution by natural selection has shaped that into who you are. Despite the total feeling of insignificance that comprehending the universe gives you, it also makes you one of the most special and important things ever to exist.
Our story is the story of the universe. Every piece of everyone, of everything you love and everything you hate, of the thing you hold most precious, was assembled by the forces of nature, transformed in the hearts of the stars or created in their fiery deaths. And when you die, those pieces will be returned to the universe in the endless cycle of death and rebirth.
What a wonderful thing it is to be a part of that universe. What a story, what a majestic story.
— Professor Brian Cox
When you are having a bad day, think about just how incredible it is that you are alive. No matter your struggle, big or small, it helps you appreciate yourself just that much more. ♥

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Credits
Nebula image courtesy of Wikipedia

The Universe Song - Monty Python

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hetalia10120 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Professional Filmographer
This reminds of space dandy A great show to watch on toonami
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LadyMalvoliosander Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
Is it allright to redistribute this outside of dA as long as it links back to your account?

By the way I love Monty Python's Galaxy Song too and I was wayy too excited when I saw it mentioned in the credits!
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure thing, thanks for asking first! :love:

Haha it's such a brilliant song! Glad you noticed it :woohoo:
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LadyMalvoliosander Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
Great, thank you!

I've just rediscovered Monty Python and Eric Idle means the world to me right now. I'm so pleased to meet someone else who has fallen under their influence. XD
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WhiskeyShark Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
so true..<3
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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ezeker Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student General Artist
all of your stamps are absolutely gorgeous. <3
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Aah thank you!! :love:
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msCrazySheep Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Sometimes I think if any other unknown planets or planets from a videogame or movie are real C:
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thedoritocoon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
Definitely. :) Say, what do you think happens after we die? I think our consciousness ceases to exist altogether (so we won't actually be aware we're dead) but our atoms return to space where all the other ones are. :) It's a nice thought...
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I basically agree! c: When the life force's gone all our atoms are left to entropy and disperse to eventually become other things, in the endless cycle of death and rebirth.. I think it's a nice thought too, it makes us very much a part of the ever-changing universe, borrowing our atoms then returning them after a lifetime of adventure ♥
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thedoritocoon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
It just goes to show that this is the only life we get so we must live it well before the universe needs our atoms again and thus we become stardust in the universe. I for one don't mind our consciousness ceasing to exist because it's like a well deserved permanent rest from our life, hence the whole "R.I.P" thing. hehe :)
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PizzaGenius98 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Could you do an I love physics and biology one?
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SukiLovesSuki Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So true, definitely using
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you c:
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Artsi-Girly Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Sometimws if I think alot I think about how I got here and how humans er where they came from then I think well if we knew whereverything else came from then where did we come from were we just fallen stars from the night sky?
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National-Horse Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, our universe is so beautiful. It really is. Thinking about it never fails to bring me up from a deep, dark hole of depression.

Using this stamp. It's lovely; thank you for making it. Heart 
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:huggle: It's amazing. Thanks so much, I'm happy you like the stamp! ♥ It was a pleasure to make it c:
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QueenCelina33 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I was shocked when I found out that we are all the remains of stars whose lives ended and it made me think about how much the stars have done for us. :star: I love the stamp and it made me smile. :)
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember how I felt when I first learned that too, it's profound!!
Thank you, I'm happy to hear that c: ♥
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Itsmellsofdoughnuts Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
As do I.
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Shiandu-Nikune Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I find this to be beautiful. I used to believe in a philosophy based on the universe (I feel like I still do) and I believed that the universe created and controls itself and everything in it, rather than a god. My belief made me feel at peace and made me feel comfortable and sure about everything, but due to recent situations, I feel like I've had to abandon that belief.
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xJustAnotherHuman Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That description...<3
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So happy you like it ♥
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ViiiRoko Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
And the awesome God that created it all <3
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Zancrispy Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student Writer
Your stamps are beautiful!
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so happy you think so! :love:
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RowdyRocks909 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
It's so beautiful! How can you not be in awe everytime you see it or think about it?
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree! :happybounce:
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xTai-chan-Mamizoux Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Student Artist
I sometimes think ''how i got there?'' and then start the chain of eternal thoughts.
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JaqErant92 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Indeed. How can one not be in awe of something so wonderfully created? :)
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
True! And equally (or sometimes more) so for those who don't believe it was deliberately created c:
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JaqErant92 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
...okay. Sorry, but that confused me.

(I have Autism)
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I apologise for confusing you, I didn't intend to (and I'm totally happy to answer any questions you might have) c:
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JaqErant92 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay. Thank you. I was wondering is maybe you could clarify your last response. I couldn't understand if you were implying against a Creator or not. :)
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure! I was just referring to how people who don't believe in a divine creator can also be in awe of the universe.

For instance, I don't believe in any creator or gods - I think the existence of the universe can be explained by natural laws, which we're always getting closer to understanding. Even though I don't believe the universe was created by a deity, I still have the utmost appreciation for it, and it inspires huge awe in me when I think about all the processes that have happened to form everything that exists.
Sometimes I think that being familiar with those processes can lead to a better appreciation of what's around us - I personally find it more satisfying than believing a creator made everything the way it is, but that is what feels right to you and I completely respect that. c:
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JaqErant92 Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay, and thank you for explaining. Nice to meet someone who is respectful about it. :)
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TigerLilly9 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Student General Artist
this is an awesomely cool stamp!!!!
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm happy you like it, thanks! ♥
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TigerLilly9 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Student General Artist
welcome :) :D
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Silent-Lullabies Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I seriousaly love your stamps!
I love going outside at night and looking at a clear starry sky! Back in the summer, the power went out one time where I live, and my friend and I basically just sat outside looking for shooting stars and tried to find constellations for 3 hours xD (at 2 am). It's rare to see such an amazing sight for me, I live in the city and you can barely see the stars due to the lights :/ I would love to get a telescope and be able to look at the planets and what not, that would honestly be so amazing!!
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

Thanks so much! And I am the same, I could gaze at the night sky for hours on end ♥ Even better when it's with somebody else, and you can let your imaginations run wild with all the possibilities out there~
Imagine what we could see if there was no light pollution! It would be a dream to go to Hawaii where you can see the Milky Way so clearly.
I hope you do get a telescope someday, I want one too! :la:
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flameheart10 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
Beautiful and unique! Love it! :heart:
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Kezzi-Rose Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks very much! ♥
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SKuRRly Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Student Artist
I love stargazing!!

I have a badass telescope set up on a platform in a tree just to do so. vuv
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Drawing-Stars-02 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know why but I love how you structured your sentence. XD Again, I dunno why. 

How much did the telescope cost?
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SKuRRly Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Student Artist
Hnnngggg...my grammer and ability to build a decently sructured sentence isn't too hot, so some stuff I type comes out funny. xD

I got mine for $150 at a pawn shop.
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Drawing-Stars-02 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's just you went from a compliment to a personal and totally awesome comment which makes it funny and epic x'D

I wonder what it's like to stargaze? I've never actually done so myself which sucks because I love space :c
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