Quotes by Stephen Hawking

Stephen William Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death. He was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009. His scientific works included a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation.

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I fear that AI may replace humans altogether. If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI that replicates itself.

Artificial IntelligenceStephen Hawking
 
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My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically!

DisabilitiesStephen Hawking
 
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I deal with tough mathematical questions every day, but please don’t ask me to help with Brexit!

BrexitStephen Hawking
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In my school, the brightest boys did math and physics, the less bright did physics and chemistry, and the least bright did biology. I wanted to do math and physics, but my father made me do chemistry because he thought there would be no jobs for mathematicians.

Mathematics, Chemistry, BiologyStephen Hawking
 
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Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

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Can you hear me? It has been a glorious time to be alive and doing research in theoretical physics. Our picture of the universe has changed a great deal in the last 50 years and I'm happy if I have made a small contribution. The fact that we humans who ourselves are mere collections of fundamental particals of nature, have been able to come this close to an understanding of the laws governing us in our universe, is a great triumph. I want to share my excitement and enthusiasm about this quest. So remember to look up at the stars - and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious! And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up. Thank you for listening.

Last WordsStephen Hawking
 
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No one undertakes research in physics with the intention of winning a prize. It is the joy of discovering something no one knew before.

Science, PhysicsStephen Hawking
 
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We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.

InternetStephen Hawking
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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Change, IntelligenceStephen Hawking
 
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Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.

LifeStephen Hawking
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Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.

ScienceStephen Hawking
 
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.

Intelligence, SilenceStephen Hawking
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

Knowledge, IntelligenceStephen Hawking
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