Stephen Hawking Quotes

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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


However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.


Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.


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.


Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.


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.


People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.


The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.


Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.


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.


Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.


I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.



I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.


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