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Type: Scientist
Nationality: Italian
Date of Birth: 02/15/1564


 

Galileo Galilei Quotes > It vexes me when they would...

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It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
Galileo Galilei

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