Galileo Galilei Quote

To command the professors of astronomy to confute their own observations is to enjoin an impossibility, for it is to command them to not see what they do see, and not to understand what they do understand, and to find what they do not discover.


In: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton (eds.), The World's Greatest Books (Volume 13)

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To command the professors of astronomy to confute their own observations is to enjoin an impossibility, for it is to command them to not see what...

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To command the professors of astronomy to confute their own observations is to enjoin an impossibility, for it is to command them to not see what...