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The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it,
by Galileo Galilei

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.
- Galileo Galilei

Related topics: Nature

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

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

Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
- Galileo Galilei

 

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

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

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
- Galileo Galilei

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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.
- Galileo Galilei

The Bible shows the way to go to heaven,
not the way the heavens go.
- Galileo Galilei

I think that in the discussion of natural problems
we ought to begin not with the Scriptures,
but with experiments, and demonstrations.
- Galileo Galilei

It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.
- Galileo Galilei

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

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

The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable
stars planted together in clusters.
- Galileo Galilei

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.
- Galileo Galilei

We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.
- Galileo Galilei

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them
discover it within themselves.
- Galileo Galilei

I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
- Galileo Galilei

Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.
- Galileo Galilei

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Within my mind, the sun always shines,
and the sky is always blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

The sun WILL come up tomorrow.
- Anonymous

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life,
your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

I will greet this day with love in my heart.
And how will I do this?
Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again.
I will love the sun for it warms my bones;
yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit.
I will love the light for it shows me the way;
yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
I will welcome happiness as it enlarges my heart;
yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul.
I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due;
yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.
- Og Mandino

We listen. We listen. We move.
We sit. It rains. The sun comes out.
(there stands a friend)
We listen. We laugh. We share.
We sit. We dance. It rains.
There stands a friend.
We listen. We share. We sit. We dance.
The sun comes up.
There. I stand, a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

Thy Return is as another Sun to Heaven;
a new Rose blooming in the Garden of the Soul.
- Omar Khayyam

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot,
others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
- Pablo Picasso

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love
is to set a candle in the sun.
- Robert Burton

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen:
not only because I see it,
but because by it I see everything else.
- C. S. Lewis

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Most of us can remember a time when a birthday -
especially if it was one's own -
brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
- Robert Lynd

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill,
Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
- Rupert Brooke

Death comes to all,
but great achievements build a monument
which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal
giver of life would be my god.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon,
and the stars, and the sun.
- John Lennon

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt,
head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,
but the soul.
- Alfred Austin

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
- John Muir

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

Let freedom reign. The sun never set
on so glorious a human achievement.
- Nelson Mandela

When I was 17 I sent a picture up to an agency,
and within a week I was in The Sun five days in a row.
- Katie Price

I'm not a sun person.
- Laura Prepon

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning,
as if supported by the rays of the sun,
a bird settled on the fire escape,
joy in the task of coffee,
joy accompanied me as I walked.
- Anais Nin

I would do any honest thing under the sun to know C. S. Lewis, and so am very grateful to you.
- Ruth Pitter

Lives in eternity's sun rise.
- William Blake

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon,
for Christ is the light of the world.
- Tim LaHaye

I like summer.
I like warmer weather and long days.
I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun -
my children are horrified!
- Danielle Steel

George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down
is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.
- Al Gore

I really only ever go on sun holidays so in my experience
I prepare myself for the beach.
- Lisa Snowdon

Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also.
He attracts and follows.
- Jean Paul

Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set,
the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Never respect men merely for their riches,
but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height,
but for its use.
- Gamaliel Bailey


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