"I believe in universal health care. And I am not afraid to say so."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Stephen Hawking on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Stephen Hawking on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Stephen Hawking on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Stephen Hawking on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Stephen Hawking on Henry David Thoreau
"The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it."
"Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty."
"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road."
"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change."
"In Britain, like most of the developed world, stem-cell research is regarded as a great opportunity. America will be left behind if it doesn't change policy."