Galileo Galilei Quotes

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Born: February 15, 1564, Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy
Birth Country: Italy
Died: Arcetri, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Italy, January 8, 1642
Occupation: Academic

1.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.
- Galileo Galilei

2.
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.
- Galileo Galilei

3.
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.
- Galileo Galilei

4.
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
- Galileo Galilei

5.
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.
- Galileo Galilei

6.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
- Galileo Galilei

7.
It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
- Galileo Galilei

8.
Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.
- Galileo Galilei

9.
The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
- Galileo Galilei

10.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
- Galileo Galilei

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