Nikolay Copernicus

Nikolay Copernicus

Polish astronomer, founder of the heliocentric system of the world, philosopher, physician
Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:28]
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:52]
So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:57]
The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:01]
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:47]

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