TOP 29 Most Inspiring Galileo Galilei Quotes

Italian Scientist

Galileo Galilei, was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for heliocentrism. Galileo has been called the "father of modern observational astronomy", and the "father of modern physics", and "the father of modern science".

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If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. Galileo Galilei We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. Galileo Galilei 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. Galileo Galilei All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Galileo Galilei In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. Galileo Galilei 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 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 Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so. Galileo Galilei 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 The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. Galileo Galilei And yet it moves. Galileo Galilei I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations. Galileo Galilei The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters. Galileo Galilei By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox. Galileo Galilei It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved. Galileo Galilei I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. Galileo Galilei Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. Galileo Galilei 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 We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers. Galileo Galilei