31 Galileo Galilei Quotes To Empower Your Life With Positivity

Galileo Galilei is known as ‘The father of Modern Physics, Scientific Method and Observational Astronomy’. He started studies at Camaldolese Monastery in Vallombrosa. Then, Galileo attended the University of Pisa in 1853. But after university, he continued to study mathematics. During this time, he published his first book ‘The Little Balance’ for which he gained some fame then. And, he got the job of a teacher at the University of Pisa in 1589. For his criticism for Aristotle, his job was not renewed. Soon he got another job at the University of Padua. In 1604, he built his telescope. He started supporting and to prove the theory of Copernicus that all the planets circles the Sun. For which he had to pay a lot in his life. He had to spend his life under house arrest. On January 8, 1642, he died from fever and heart palpitation. Here are the best Galileo Galilei Quotes to empower your life with positivity.

1. The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. – Galileo Galilei

2. If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon. – Galileo Galilei

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

4. It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon. – Galileo Galilei

5. To understand the Universe, you must understand the language in which it’s written, the language of Mathematics. – Galileo Galilei

6. 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

7. 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

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

9. Philosophy is written in that great book which ever lies before our eyes — I mean the universe — but we cannot understand it if we do not first learn the language and grasp the symbols, in which it is written. – Galileo Galilei

10. 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. – Galileo Galilei

11. The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics. – Galileo Galilei

12. Passion is the genesis of genius. – Galileo Galilei

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

14. Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences. – Galileo Galilei

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

16. You can’t teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them. – Galileo Galilei

17. Two truths cannot contradict one another. – Galileo Galilei

18. To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement ‘I do not know’. – Galileo Galilei

19. Nothing occurs contrary to nature except the impossible, and that never occurs. – Galileo Galilei

20. 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

21. You may force me to say what you wish; you may revile me for saying what I do. But it moves. – Galileo Galilei

22. Holy Scripture could never lie or err…its decrees are of absolute and inviolable truth. – Galileo Galilei

23. There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly. – Galileo Galilei

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

25. Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom. – Galileo Galilei

26. In the sciences, the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man. – Galileo Galilei

27. It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved. – Galileo Galilei

28. Scripture is a book about going to Heaven. It’s not a book about how the heavens go. – Galileo Galilei

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

30. God is known by nature in his works, and by doctrine in his revealed word. – Galileo Galilei

31. Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. – Galileo Galilei

I hope you enjoy reading Galileo Galilei quotes. Let me know your favorite one in the comments below. 

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