Quotes by Galileo Galilei
- All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.
- 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.
- 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.
- I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 go.
- 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.