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Doubt
Engrave this Quote Doubt is the father of invention.
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-Galileo Galilei
Heaven
Engrave this Quote The intention of the Holy Ghost is to teach us how one goes to heaven, not how heaven goes.
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-Galileo Galilei
Infinity
Engrave this Quote The difficulties in the study of the infinite arise because we attempt, with our finite minds, to discuss the infinite, assigning to it those properties which we give to the finite and limited; but this...is wrong, for we cannot speak of infinite quantities as being the one greater or less than or equal to another.
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-Galileo Galilei, Two New Sciences, 1638
Engrave this Quote Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.
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-Galileo Galilei, Two New Sciences, 1638
Mathematics
Engrave this Quote The laws of Nature are written in the language of mathematics...the symbols are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without whose help it is impossible to comprehend a single word.
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-Galileo Galilei, quoted in M Kline, Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times
Religion
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Galileo Galilei
Teaching
Engrave this Quote You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
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-Galileo Galilei
Words
Engrave this Quote But of all other stupendous inventions, what sublimity of mind must have been his who conceived how to communicate his most secret thoughts to any other person, though very far distant either in time or place? And with no greater difficulty than the various arrangement of two dozen little signs upon paper? Let this be the seal of all the admirable inventions of man.
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-Galileo Galilei

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