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Stephen Hawking

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Biography - Stephen Hawking:

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author.
Born: 1942 - Died: 2018
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

One of the basic rules of the Universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn't exist without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.



(German, French)

Eine der Grundregeln des Universums ist, dass nichts perfekt ist. Perfektion existiert einfach nicht… Ohne Fehler würden weder du noch ich existieren.

L’une des règles de base de l’univers est que rien n’est parfait. La perfection n’existe tout simplement pas. Sans imperfection, ni toi ni moi n’existerions.

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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

Quotes for: universe


Quotes about the Universe:

The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.

Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.

Everything mystical is personal — accordingly it is an elementary variation of the universe.

All I did was to look at what the universe showed me.

Quotes for: perfection


Quotes about perfection:

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.

It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.

The perfect does not lie in quantity but in quality.

Quotes for: existence


Quotes about existence:

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.

Existence precedes essence.

It is valid to conclude from actuality to possibility, but not from possibility to actuality.

My happiness should justify existence itself!

There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.


Stephen Hawking also said...

It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love.

Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.

Many scientists did not like the idea that the universe had a beginning, a moment of creation.

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