Stephen Hawking was a rare genius. March 14, 2018 marks the loss of a brilliant scientist and an adventurous man the world has ever seen. He was 76 and outlived the doctors’ expectations by surviving for more than half a century. He has left the world but his ideologies and researches will continue to serve the mankind and its future generation. We decided to compile some of the best Stephen Hawking quotes and sayings which will stay with us forever.
Being nicknamed as ‘Einstein’ early in his childhood, he went on to prove it with his great discoveries. Diagnosed with ALS, a form of Motor Neuron Disease shortly after his 21st birthday, he became wheel-chair bound and spoke with the help of a computerized voice system. But that didn’t stop him. In spite of all these difficulties, he even experienced the zero gravity. He later added, “Life on Earth is at an ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster such as sudden global warming, nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers”.
He is best known for his discovery of black holes emitting radiation. His book, ‘The Brief History of Time’ found its place in the Guinness World Records and was Sunday Times Best Seller. He also appeared on The Simpsons and played poker with Einstein and Newton on Star Trek.
His life-story was made into a movie named The Theory of Everything in which he was played by the actor Eddie Redmayne.
He once said, “I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first“.
Here are some of the famous Stephen Hawking quotes on life and science:
Rest In Peace. Legend.