| I do not feel obliged to believe that
the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect
has intended us to forgo their use.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the
point is to discover them.
But of all other stupendous inventions, what sublimity of mind
must have been his who conceived how to communicate his most secret
thoughts to any other person, though very far distant, either in
time or place? And with no greater difficulty than the various arrangement
of two dozen little signs upon paper? Let this be the seal of all
the admirable inventions of man.
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
Doubt is the father of invention.
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something
I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice
of Plato and start with mathematics.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth
the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as
to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to
man or not.
The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens
The Sun, with all the planets revolving around it, and depending
on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing
else in the Universe to do.
Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover
it in himself.
Quotes by Galileo Galilei