Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei

commonly known as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution
I have been judged vehemently suspect of heresy, that is, of having held and believed that the sun in the centre of the universe and immoveable, and that the earth is not at the center of same, and that it does move. Wishing however, to remove from the minds of your Eminences and all faithful Christians this vehement suspicion reasonably conceived against me, I abjure with a sincere heart and unfeigned faith, I curse and detest the said errors and heresies, and generally all and every error, heresy, and sect contrary tMore Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To command their professors of astronomy to refute their own observations is to command them not to see what they do see and not to understand what they do understand.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am certainly interested in a tribunal in which, for having used my reason, I was deemed little less than a heretic. Who knows but men will reduce me from the profession of a philosopher to that of historian of the Inquisition!More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Doubt is the father of invention.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest wisdom is to get to know oneself.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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