18 Life Lessons In Stephen Hawking Quotes

Life Lessons Stephen Hawking Quotes

Stephen Hawking does not need an introduction, the man who conquered all life obstacles to become  one of the greatest scientist in the world with groundbreaking discoveries related to black holes, cosmology, gravitational singularity theorems etc.

Let me tell you some background about Stephen hawking and his struggle with life, at the age of 21 he was diagnosed  with commonly known in UK, motor neuron disease (ALS) that  gradually paralyzed him over the decades since he lost his ability to communicate and uses Speech-generating Devices (SGDs) to speak. Despite all that he never let himself down and always try to do his best whatever he could.

If you take a look  at facts about Stephen Hawking such as he was born Jan. 8, 1942, which just happened to be the 300th anniversary of Galileo’s death. At school, he was a poor performer and somehow managed to get average grades. He wanted to do major in maths but oxford did not have major, so he had chosen to do in Physics.

He won numerous awards in his life few as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.  Apart from that as an honor to him, his life is featured in the film:”The Theory of Everything

A brilliant physicist who actually live by a quote “When life gives you lemon, make lemonade”. He wrote fanatics books related to fundamental questions about universe and our existence. Few popular Stephen Hawking books are “A Briefer History of Time”  and “The Grand Design”.

There are so much things to learn from Stephen Hawking, lets take a look at thoughts of brilliant physicist.

Read Also : 11 Inspiring Swami Vivekananda Thoughts

Here are 18 Life Lessons in Stephen Hawking Quotes

1. “Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny”

~Stephen Hawking

2. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change”

~Stephen Hawking

3. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge”

~Stephen Hawking

4. “The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people”

~Stephen Hawking

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

~Stephen Hawking

6. “I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers”

~Stephen Hawking

7. “Quiet people have the loudest minds”

~Stephen Hawking

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

~Stephen Hawking

9. “The computer in your cell phone today is a million times cheaper and a thousand times more powerful and about a hundred thousand time smaller than the one computer at MIT in 1965”

~Stephen Hawking

10. “The human capacity for guilt is such that people can always find ways to blame themselves”

~Stephen Hawking

11. “It matters if you just don’t give up”

~Stephen Hawking

12. “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”

~Stephen Hawking

13. “Observations indicate that the universe is expanding at an ever increasing rate. It will expand forever, getting emptier and darker”

~Stephen Hawking

14. “Einstein never accepted that the universe was governed by chance; his feelings were summed up in his famous statement “God does not play dice”

~Stephen Hawking

15. “So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist”

~Stephen Hawking

16. “I have noticed that even people who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road”

~Stephen Hawking

17. “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

18. “I have so much that I want to do. I hate wasting time”

~Stephen Hawking

Read Also :The Dark Knight Quotes : 19 Famous Movie Quotes

Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Stephen Hawking quotes you like the most ?

If you like the post , don’t forget to share.

Source :Wikipedia

The following two tabs change content below.

Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *