Quotes by Galileo Galilei

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

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

Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe.

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

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.

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.

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

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

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