197 quotes found by Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.
philosophy  science  # 754
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.
inspirational  science  # 1391
Stephen Hawking
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
life  Succeed  difficult  # 179357
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.
Curious  sense  universe  # 179358
Stephen Hawking
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
intelligence  change  Adapt  # 179359
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.
change  road  Cross  # 179360
Stephen Hawking
While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I'm no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.
women  universe  While  # 179361
Stephen Hawking
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
anger  time  Angry  # 179362
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.
Greed  Cannot  Small  # 179363
Stephen Hawking
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
science  reason  passion  # 179364
Stephen Hawking
Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.
Others  fact  die  # 179365
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.
Disability  spirit  regret  # 179366
Stephen Hawking
The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.
future  past  Exists  # 179367
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.
life  Less  earth  # 179368
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.
understand  Special  universe  # 179369
Stephen Hawking
Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.
life  war  earth  # 179370