Stephen Hawking’s 30 Most Memorable And Insightful Quotes

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Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned and award-winning physicist, passed away at the age of 76 on Tuesday. In 1963 when he was 21-years-old, Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and doctors gave him two years to live. Hawking defied the doctors and the odds to live an important life where the cosmologist contributed so much to the world of science. We look back at some of Stephen Hawking’s most memorable and insightful quotes as well as profound and sometimes controversial observations about life.

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

“When one’s expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.”

“People who boast about their I.Q. are losers.”

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

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


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