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Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa Italy. Forced to leave school and supporting himself by tutoring, he became a lecturer at the University of Pisa. There, his discoveries began to challenge the prevailing view of physics, which was based on Aristotle, including his famous experiment where he found that two objects of two different weights would fall at the same rate from the same height. Hi…

Date of Birth: February 15, 1564
Date of Death: August 01, 1642


Found 45 quotes by Galileo Galilei .
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Galileo Galilei

"I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him." Galileo Galilei
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"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
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"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them." Galileo Galilei
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"I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night" Galileo Galilei
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"It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved." Galileo Galilei
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"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." Galileo Galilei
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"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself." Galileo Galilei
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"Doubt is the father of invention." Galileo Galilei
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"The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters." Galileo Galilei
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"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
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"I mentally conceive of some movable projected on a horizontal plane all impediments being put aside. Now it is evident ... that the equable motion on this plane would be perpetual if the plane were of infinite extent; but if we assume it to be ended," Galileo Galilei
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"If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics." Galileo Galilei
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"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
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Facts    Italian Scientist   

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"In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual." Galileo Galilei
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"Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so." Galileo Galilei
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"The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go" Galileo Galilei
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"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves" Galileo Galilei
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"And yet Its still moves" Galileo Galilei
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"Where the senses fail us, reason must step in." Galileo Galilei
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"And who can doubt that it will lead to the worst disorders when minds created free by God are compelled to submit slavishly to an outside will? When we are told to deny our senses and subject them to the whim of others? When people devoid of whatsoever competence are made judgesover experts and are granted authority to treat them as they please?These are the novelties which are apt to bring about the ruin ofcommonwealths and the subversion of the state." Galileo Galilei
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"By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox." Galileo Galilei
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