Galileo Galilei Quote
“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.”
This quote is a paraphrase of a conversation between two characters in Galileo's book "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems" (1632): "SALVIATI: Now you see how easy it is to understand. / SAGREGO: So are all truths, once they are discovered."
Attributed. Quoted in: Creative learning in perspective, Volume 1972 by Tudor Powell Jones
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGalileo Galilei
Born: February 15, 1564
Died: January 8, 1642 (aged 77)
Bio: Galileo Galilei, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism.
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