A little Stephen Hawking History
On March 14, 2018, at the age of 76, Stephen Hawking tragically passed away, leaving behind an amazing and fruitful legacy. In the last century, British physicist Stephen Hawking was without argument one of the most influential, life-changing, and motivating people. In the face of a debilitating disability, he surely showed an example of incredible willpower and endurance while becoming an incredible intellectual giant. In honor of Stephen Hawking’s passing away, we have collected 21 of his most influential and memorable quotes that are truly dazzling.
At age 21, doctors gave Stephen only 2 years to live due to a form of motor neuron disease known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. He used his diagnosis to fuel his ambition to build some of the most revolutionary scientific theories in the last few centuries, all while overcoming his crippling illness. To say that his goal to understand the deepest workings of the universe is ambitious is an understatement. He made a goal and devoted everything to find a “theory of everything”.
Stephen Hawking Achievements
Sometimes it is easy to focus on his amazing achievements and that leaves us forgetting that he was a loving father of thee kids. When he was steadily losing control over his own body, his first wife, Jane Wilde, was there by his side to help him in any way he needed. Some say she helped him more than anyone else.
His work on changing humanity’s understanding of the Universe and his earth-shattering work on black holes and relativity, gained him much deserved recognition. Besides being a mad scientist, he wrote plenty of mainstream science books including his popular one titled A Brief History of Time, this sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.
Stephen Hawking Movie that Won an Oscar
In 2014, a movie portraying his life called The Theory of Everything won an Oscar. The movie showed that while he may be disabled in his body, he certainly remains genius in his head with ambitions people can’t even dream about.
His legacy and work will surely inspire generations to come because he was a great scientist, a loving father, and most of all, an extraordinary human being.
The world has been inspired by his brilliance, persistence, and courage.
Do you know who Stephen Hawking is?
If so, how will you remember him? The list below shows his most beautiful and brilliant Stephen Hawking quotes that will prove to you that anything in this life is possible. Enjoy!.
21 Famous Quotes of Stephen Hawking
“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.” – Stephen Hawking
“Without imperfection, you or I would not exist.” – Stephen Hawking
“The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people.” – Stephen Hawking
“It will take about a thousand million million million million years for the Earth to run into the sun, so there’s no immediate cause for worry!” – Stephen Hawking
“Quiet people have the loudest minds.” – Stephen Hawking
“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” – Stephen Hawking
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking Quotes
“If we find the answer to why the universe exists, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason – for then we would know the mind of God.” – Stephen Hawking
“If time travel is possible, where are the tourists from the future?” – Stephen Hawking
“It surprises me how disinterested we are today about things like physics, space, the universe and philosophy of our existence, our purpose, our final destination. Its a crazy world out there. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking
“We are all different, but we share the same human spirit. Perhaps it’s human nature that we adapt and survive.” – Stephen Hawking
“The idea of 10 dimensions might sound exciting, but they would cause real problems if you forget where you parked your car.” – Stephen Hawking
“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit, as well as physically.” – Stephen Hawking
“Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.” – Stephen Hawking
“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” – Stephen Hawking Quotes
“The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognized. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.” – Stephen Hawking
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking
“People who boast about their IQ are losers.” – 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
“He once said: ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love” – Stephen Hawking
“Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free.” – Stephen Hawking