His wisdom is infinite that of which we are ignorant is contained in Him, as well as the little that we know.
So long as the mother, Ignorance, lives, it is not safe for Science the offspring, to divulge the hidden causes of things.
The squares of the periodic times are to each other as the cubes of the mean distances.
Where there is matter, there is geometry. (Ubi materia, ibi geometria.)
The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.
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.
I give myself over to my rapture. I tremble my blood leaps. God has waited 6000 years for a looker-on to His work.
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
A mind is accustomed to mathematical deduction, when confronted with the faulty foundations of astrology, resists a long, long time, like an obstinate mule, until compelled by beating and curses to put its foot into that dirty puddle.
I demonstrate by means of philosophy that the earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides; that it is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars.
But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited....Are we or they Lords of the World....And how are all things made for man
Planets move in ellipses with the Sun at one focus.
The radius vector describes equal areas in equal times.
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