Nicolaus Copernicus Quote

The scorn which I had reason to fear on account of the novelty and unconventionality of my opinion almost induced me to abandon completely the work which I had undertaken.... Astronomy is written for astronomers. To them my work too will seem, unless I am mistaken, to make some contribution.


Nicholas Copernicus on the revolutions (ed. 1978) - ISBN: 9780333145302

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The scorn which I had reason to fear on account of the novelty and unconventionality of my opinion almost induced me to abandon completely the work...

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The scorn which I had reason to fear on account of the novelty and unconventionality of my opinion almost induced me to abandon completely the work...

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The scorn which I had reason to fear on account of the novelty and unconventionality of my opinion almost induced me to abandon completely the work...

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The scorn which I had reason to fear on account of the novelty and unconventionality of my opinion almost induced me to abandon completely the work...