Stephen Hawking was an English physicist, cosmologist and author. He is best known for his book A brief History of Time. He was born on this day, January 8 in the year 1942 and passed away in 2018.
Here are some of his words of wisdom to motivate us today.
“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”
“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.”
“Work gives you meaning and purpose, and life is empty without it.”
“People who boast about their IQ are losers.”
“Science can lift people out of poverty and cure disease. That, in turn, will reduce civil unrest.”
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”
“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.”
“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”
“I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.”
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