1. 10

    Yet in this my stars were not Mercury as morning star in the angle of the seventh house, in quartile with Mars, but they were Copernicus, they were Tycho Brahe, without whose books of observations everything which has now been brought by me into the brightest daylight would lie buried in darkness.

    51
  2. 9

    Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.

    63
  3. 8

    We do not ask for what useful purpose the birds do sing, for song is their pleasure since they were created for singing. Similarly, we ought not to ask why the human mind troubles to fathom the secrets of the heavens.

    66
  4. 7

    Geometry is the archetype of the beauty of the world.

    85
  5. 6

    Why are things as they are and not otherwise?

    95
  6. 5

    Where there is matter, there is geometry.

    114
  7. 4

    Science is the process of thinking God's thoughts after Him.

    119
  8. 3

    The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.

    121
  9. 2

    The wisdom of the Lord is infinite as are also His glory and His power. Ye heavens, sing His praises; sun, moon, and planets, glorify Him in your ineffable language! Praise Him, celestial harmonies, and all ye who can comprehend them! And thou, my soul, praise thy Creator! It is by Him and in Him that all exist.

    127
  10. 1

    I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.

    200
  11. Last Update: 4 February 2023

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