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  1. You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.

  2. Doubt is the father of invention.

  3. The intention of the Holy Ghost is to teach us how one goes to heaven, not how heaven goes.

  4. 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.

  5. And yet it moves.

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

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

  8. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.

  9. 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.

  10. I notice that young men go to the universities in order to become doctors or philosophers or anything, so long as it is a title, and that many go in for those professions who are utterly unfit for them, while others who would be very competent are prevented by business or their daily cares, which keep them away from letters.

  11. It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.

  12. The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters.

  13. The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.

  14. He who looks the higher is the more highly distinguished, and turning over the great book of nature (which is the proper object of philosophy) is the way to elevate one's gaze.

    • nature

  15. Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.

  16. 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.

    • science

  17. We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.

  18. I give infinite thanks to God, who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things.

  19. The difficulties in the study of the infinite arise because we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite and limited; but this...is wrong, for we cannot speak of infinite quantities as being the one greater or less than or equal to another.

    • infinity

  20. The laws of Nature are written in the language of mathematics...the symbols are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without whose help it is impossible to comprehend a single word.

  21. But of all other stupendous inventions, what sublimity of mind must have been his who conceived how to communicate his most secret thoughts to any other person, though very far distant either in time or place? And with no greater difficulty than the various arrangement of two dozen little signs upon paper? Let this be the seal of all the admirable inventions of man.

  22. Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.

  23. Philosophy is written in this grand book, the universe, which stands continually open to our gaze. But the book cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and read the letters in which it is composed.

  24. Who would set a limit to the mind of man? Who would dare assert that we know all there is to be known?

  25. Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.

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

  27. We cannot teach people anything we can only help them discover it within themselves.

  28. The nature of the human mind is such that unless it is stimulated by images of things acting upon it from without, all remembrance of them passes easily away.

    • nature

  29. By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.

    • science

  30. If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.

  31. Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.

    • nature

  32. 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.

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    I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

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    We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.

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    I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night

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Where is Galileo Galilei from? Galileo Galilei is Italian who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Italian society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Italian nature embed in Galileo Galilei's character.

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