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Dec 272013
 

Top Ten Famous Johannes Kepler quotes

Johannes Kepler was a 17th centuary mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. As the keystone of the scientific revolution of the 17th century, Johannes Kepler is best known for his laws describing the motion of planets around the sun. Johannes Kepler invented an improved version of the refracting telescope now known as the Keplerian telescope. Johannes Kepler born on 27 December 1751 in Weil der Stadt, Württemberg, the Holy Roman Empire. Let’s remember Johannes Kepler’s birthday with Top Ten Famous Johannes Kepler quotes.

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Top Ten Famous Johannes Kepler quotes

1. Planets move in ellipses with the Sun at one focus.
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2. For a long time, I wanted to become a theologian. Now, however, behold, how through my efforts God is being glorified through astronomy.
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3. Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
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4. Geometry is unique and eternal, a reflection from the mind of God. That mankind shares in it is because man is an image of God.
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5. Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
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6. I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
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7. I measured the skies, now the shadows I measure, Sky-bound was the mind, earth-bound the body rests.
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8. The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
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9. The ways by which men arrive at knowledge of the celestial things are hardly less wonderful than the nature of these things themselves.
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10. The Earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides, is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars.
Johannes Kepler

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