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'Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.'


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


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'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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'I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.'


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'The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.'


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'Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.'


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'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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'The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.'


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'It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.'


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'In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.'


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

 

 

 

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