Quotes by Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was an Italian polymath. Galileo is a central figure in the transition from natural philosophy to modern science and in the transformation of the scientific Renaissance into a scientific revolution. Galileo's championing of heliocentrism and Copernicanism was controversial during his lifetime, when most subscribed to either geocentrism or the Tychonic system. He met with opposition from astronomers, who doubted heliocentrism because of the absence of an observed stellar parallax.

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

Progress, Truth, ScienceGalileo Galilei

If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.

MathematicsGalileo Galilei

The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.

Sky, BibleGalileo Galilei

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.

Teachers, LearningGalileo Galilei

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.

Galileo Galilei