Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), founder of Experimental Physics
That governs the heavens with His eyelid
To Him I return tired, but full of living.” (Galileo, as cited in Caputo 2000, 85).
2. “When I reflect on so many profoundly marvellous things that persons have grasped, sought, and done, I recognize even more clearly that human intelligence is a work of God, and one of the most excellent.” (Galileo, as cited in Caputo 2000, 85).
3. “The Holy Scripture cannot err and the decrees therein contained are absolutely true and inviolable. But its expounders and interpreters are liable to err in many ways.” (Galileo, as cited in Ross 1991, 20).
4. “The Holy Bible can never speak untruth — whenever its true meaning is understood.” (Galileo, as cited in Drake 1957, 181).