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Stephen Hawking

Read through the most famous quotes from Stephen Hawking

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

— Stephen Hawking

#knowledge #enemy

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.

— Stephen Hawking

#average #breed #just #makes #minor

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.

— Stephen Hawking

#life #tragic #weren #would

[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth.

— Stephen Hawking

#science #stupidity #humor

My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.

— Stephen Hawking

#complete understanding #exists #goal #simple #understanding

The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognized. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.

— Stephen Hawking

#science #humor

Not only does God play dice but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.

— Stephen Hawking


I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street

— Stephen Hawking

#death #destiny #life #change

We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet,

— Stephen Hawking

#life #intelligence

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.

— Stephen Hawking

#clear #intelligence #long-term #survival #value

About Stephen Hawking

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Did you know about Stephen Hawking?

doi:10. Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009. With time he began to show considerable aptitude for scientific subjects and inspired by Tahta decided to study mathematics at university.

He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom the highest civilian award in the United States. Hawking has a motor neurone disease related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) a condition that has progressed over the years. Hawking has achieved success with works of popular science in which he discusses his own theories and cosmology in general; his A Brief History of Time stayed on the British Sunday Times best-sellers list for a record-breaking 237 weeks.

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