People around the world are waking up to the sad news that genius professor and author Stephen Hawking has passed away aged 76.
Hawking had an impressive career. From developing the mathematical tools to use in Einstein’s general relativity to writing his critically acclaimed book A Brief History in Time, he was widely known around the world for his outstanding achievements.
We can learn a lot from Hawking’s impressive work ethic and career. Here are just a few of our favourite quotes.
“Remember to 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. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”
“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus”.
“It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.”
”Mankind’s greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.”
”The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”
“Without imperfection, you or I would not exist.”