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Quotes by Galileo Galilei

Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.
– Galileo Galilei

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.
– Galileo Galilei

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
– Galileo Galilei

Measure what can be measured, and make measurable what cannot be measured.
– Galileo Galilei

Passion is the genesis of genius.
– Galileo Galilei

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
– 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

I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations.
– 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

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

Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
– Galileo Galilei

Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgement upon anything new.
– Galileo Galilei

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
– Galileo Galilei

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
– 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

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