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It has always seemed to me extreme presumptuousness on the part of those who want to make human ability the read more

It has always seemed to me extreme presumptuousness on the part of those who want to make human ability the measure of what nature can and knows how to do, since, when one comes down to it, there is not one effect in nature, no matter how small, that even the most speculative minds can fully understand. -Galileo Galilei.

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

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

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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.

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

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

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I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect read more

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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