Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Nicolaus Copernicus, this article we look at Nicolaus Copernicus’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Nicolaus Copernicus.

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

Nicolaus Copernicus
To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

Nations are not ruined by one act of violence, but gradually and in an almost imperceptible manner by the depreciation of their circulating currency, through its excessive quantity.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Nations are not ruined by one act of violence, but gradually and in an almost imperceptible manner by the depreciation of their circulating currency, through its excessive quantity.

Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms.

Every light has its shadow, and every shadow hath a succeeding morning.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Every light has its shadow, and every shadow hath a succeeding morning.

For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them.

The Universe, wrought for us by a supremely good and orderly Creator.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 The Universe, wrought for us by a supremely good and orderly Creator.

Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed stars.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed stars.

Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe.

Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place.

For what could be more beautiful than the heavens which contain all beautiful things.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 For what could be more beautiful than the heavens which contain all beautiful things.

The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Mathematics is written for mathematicians.

At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun.

Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.

First of all, we must note that the universe is spherical.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 First of all, we must note that the universe is spherical.

The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.

In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth’s mobility.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth's mobility.

I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle.

More stars in the north are seen not to set, while in the south certain stars are no longer seen to rise.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 More stars in the north are seen not to set, while in the south certain stars are no longer seen to rise.

Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.

In the midst of all dwells the sun.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 In the midst of all dwells the sun.

For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.

In the midst of all dwells the Sun. For who could set this luminary in another or better place in this most glorious temple, than whence he can at one and the same time brighten the whole.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 In the midst of all dwells the Sun. For who could set this luminary in another or better place in this most glorious temple, than whence he can at one and the same time brighten the whole.

The strongest affection and utmost zeal should, I think, promote the studies concerned with the most beautiful objects, most deserving to be known.

Nicolaus Copernicus
 The strongest affection and utmost zeal should, I think, promote the studies concerned with the most beautiful objects, most deserving to be known.

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