20 quotes of Galileo Galilei

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20 quotes of Galileo Galilei

1.“Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences.” — Galileo Galilei

2. “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. — Galileo Galilei

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

4. “Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not so.” – Galileo Galilei

5. “ I give infinite thanks to God, who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things. — Galileo Galilei

6. “In the sciences, the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man.” — Galileo Galilei

7. “The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters.
8. “If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon.” — Galileo Galilei

9. “I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.” — Galileo Galilei

10. “Being beautiful is not in the way you dress nor on the pigments you put in your face. Being beautiful is being simple.” — Galileo Galilei

11. “Passion is the genesis of genius.” – Galileo Galilei

12. “Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom.” – Galileo Galilei

13. “We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.” — Galileo Galilei

14. “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

15. “Nothing occurs contrary to nature except the impossible, and that never occurs.” — Galileo Galilei

16. “You can’t teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them.”-Galileo Galilei

17. “See now the power of truth; the same experiment which at first glance seemed to show one thing, when more carefully examined, assures us of the contrary.” — Galileo Galilei

18. “ In time you may discover everything that can be discovered, and still your progress will only be progress away from humanity.” — Galileo Galilei

19. “The surface of the Moon is not smooth, uniform, and precisely spherical as a great number of philosophers believe it to be, but is uneven, rough, and full of cavities and prominences, being not unlike the face of the Earth, relieved by chains of mountains and deep valleys.” — Galileo Galilei

20. “Science proceeds more by what it has learned to ignore than what it takes into account.” — Galileo Galilei


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