Galileo Galilei Quotes

Top 57 wise famous quotes and sayings by Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei quotes: Measure what can be measured, and make measurable what cannot be measured. Measure what can be measured, and make measurable what cannot be measured.
Galileo Galilei quotes: And yet it moves. And yet it moves.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Who would dare assert that we know all there is to be known? Who would dare assert that we know all there is to be known?
Galileo Galilei quotes: What has philosophy got to do with measuring anything? It's the mathematicians you have to trust, and they measure the skies like we measure a field. What has philosophy got to do with measuring anything? It's the mathematicians you have to trust, and they measure the skies like we measure a field.
Galileo Galilei quotes: The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics. The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics.
Galileo Galilei quotes: I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations. I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Names and attributes must be accommodated to the essence of things, and not the essence to the names, since things come first and names afterwards. Names and attributes must be accommodated to the essence of things, and not the essence to the names, since things come first and names afterwards.
Galileo Galilei quotes: We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers. We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Wine is sunlight, held together by water. Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not. 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 quotes: Scripture is a book about going to Heaven. It's not a book about how the heavens go. Scripture is a book about going to Heaven. It's not a book about how the heavens go.
Galileo Galilei quotes: I do not know what to say in a case so surprising, so unlooked for and so novel. I do not know what to say in a case so surprising, so unlooked for and so novel.
Galileo Galilei quotes: I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei quotes: There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly. There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly.
Galileo Galilei quotes: See now the power of truth. See now the power of truth.
Galileo Galilei quotes: The greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens. The greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Some, merely to contradict what I had said, did not scruple to cast doubt upon things they had seen with their own eyes again and again. Some, merely to contradict what I had said, did not scruple to cast doubt upon things they had seen with their own eyes again and again.
Galileo Galilei quotes: The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics. The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom. Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom.
Galileo Galilei quotes: The greatest wisdom is to get to know oneself. The greatest wisdom is to get to know oneself.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Passion is the genesis of genius. Passion is the genesis of genius.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so. Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
Galileo Galilei quotes: You may force me to say what you wish; you may revile me for saying what I do. But it moves. You may force me to say what you wish; you may revile me for saying what I do. But it moves.
Galileo Galilei quotes: They who depend upon manifest observations will philosophize better than those who persist in opinions repugnant to the senses. They who depend upon manifest observations will philosophize better than those who persist in opinions repugnant to the senses.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Holy Scripture could never lie or err ... its decrees are of absolute and inviolable truth. Holy Scripture could never lie or err ... its decrees are of absolute and inviolable truth.
Galileo Galilei quotes: You can't teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them. You can't teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.
Galileo Galilei quotes: You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Galileo Galilei quotes: The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Nature is written in mathematical language. Nature is written in mathematical language.
Galileo Galilei quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Science proceeds more by what it has learned to ignore than what it takes into account. Science proceeds more by what it has learned to ignore than what it takes into account.
Galileo Galilei quotes: 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. 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 quotes: It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon. It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.
Galileo Galilei quotes: Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.