"I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Stephen Hawking on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Stephen Hawking on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Stephen Hawking on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Stephen Hawking on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Stephen Hawking on Booker T. Washington
"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."