January 8, 1942 - March 14, 2018

66 Greatest Quotes By Stephen Hawking

If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans. Stephen Hawking
Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena or connections between different observations. Examples include the double helix in biology and the fundamental equations of physics. Stephen Hawking
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Stephen Hawking
According to 'M' theory, ours is not the only universe. Instead, 'M' theory predicts that a great many universes were created out of nothing. Stephen Hawking
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain. Stephen Hawking
The fact that no one understands you doesn't mean you're an artist. Stephen Hawking
When I hear of Schrödinger's cat, I reach for my pistol. Stephen Hawking
There should be a better way to start a day than waking up every morning. Stephen Hawking
I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these 'how' and 'why' questions. Occasionally, I find an answer. Stephen Hawking
We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet. Stephen Hawking
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road. Stephen Hawking
If time travel is possible, where are the tourists from the future? Stephen Hawking
Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge. Stephen Hawking
Every man should marry. After all, happiness is not the only thing in life. Stephen Hawking
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Stephen Hawking
Go the extra mile. It makes your boss look like an incompetent slacker. Stephen Hawking
We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet,. Stephen Hawking
In my opinion, there is no aspect of reality beyond the reach of the human mind. Stephen Hawking
It is very important for young people keep their sense of wonder and keep asking why. Stephen Hawking
Although I cannot move, and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind, I am free. Stephen Hawking
I was not a good student. I did not spend much time at college; I was too busy enjoying myself. Stephen Hawking
I don't fear God- I fear His believers. Stephen Hawking
I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming. Stephen Hawking
I have experimental evidence that time travel is not possible. Stephen Hawking
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value. Stephen Hawking
If the government is covering up knowledge of aliens, they are doing a better job of it than they do at anything else. Stephen Hawking
We are all different. There is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit. Stephen Hawking
When the going gets tough, the tough take a coffee break. Stephen Hawking
Scientific discovery may not be better than sex, but the satisfaction lasts longer. Stephen Hawking
The more you learn, the more you know. The more you know, the more you forget. The more you forget, the less you know. So why bother to learn. Stephen Hawking
When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have. Stephen Hawking
It is all right to make mistakes; nothing is perfect because with perfection, we would not exist. Stephen Hawking
I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first. Stephen Hawking
There is no way that we can predict the weather six months ahead beyond giving the seasonal average. Stephen Hawking
There could be shadow galaxies, shadow stars, and even shadow people. Stephen Hawking
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining. Stephen Hawking
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all. Stephen Hawking
What I have learned from life is to make the most of what you have got. Stephen Hawking
Imaginary time is a new dimension, at right angles to ordinary, real time. Stephen Hawking
Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done. Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security. Stephen Hawking
The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people. Stephen Hawking
Success is a relative term. It brings so many relatives. Stephen Hawking
Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. Stephen Hawking
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. Stephen Hawking
Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. Stephen Hawking
So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist. Stephen Hawking
I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth. Stephen Hawking
I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was 'Einstein.'. Stephen Hawking
The people who actually make the advances in theoretical physics don't think in these categories that the philosophers and the historians of science subsequently invent for them. Stephen Hawking
Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do. Stephen Hawking