Galileo Galilei Quote

It is not in ancient tomes, but in close observations and personal consecration that a grain of truth may be found. It is so very easy to seek the significance of things in the papers of this or that man rather than in the works of nature which, ever alive and active, are constantly before our eyes.


In: Helen Wright, Palomar: The World's Largest Telescope, Origin of the Telescope (p. 9)

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It is not in ancient tomes, but in close observations and personal consecration that a grain of truth may be found. It is so very easy to seek the...

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It is not in ancient tomes, but in close observations and personal consecration that a grain of truth may be found. It is so very easy to seek the...

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It is not in ancient tomes, but in close observations and personal consecration that a grain of truth may be found. It is so very easy to seek the...

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It is not in ancient tomes, but in close observations and personal consecration that a grain of truth may be found. It is so very easy to seek the...