Galileo Galilei quote about knowledge from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632) - But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.
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But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.

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Galileo Galilei quote about knowledge from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632) - But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.
Galileo Galilei quote about knowledge from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632) - But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.
Galileo Galilei quote about knowledge from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632) - But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.
Galileo Galilei quote about knowledge from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632) - But with regard to those few which the human intellect does understand, I believe that its knowledge equals the Divine in objective certainty, for here it succeeds in understanding necessity, beyond which there can be no greater sureness.