Galileo Galilei Quotes

Galileo Galilei QuotesGalileo Galilei

Born: 15th February 1564 in Italy

Died: 8th January 1642 in Italy

Profession: Astronomer, mathematician and physicist

Famous for: Discovery of the four of Jupiter’s moons and invention of spy glass.

A collection of intellectual Galileo Galilei quotes

[quote style=”boxed”]And yet it moves.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]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.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]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.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]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.[/quote]