10 Motivational Quotes from Inspiring Stephen Hawking

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There are only a few scientists in the modern age who become as well-known as Stephen Hawking. His book A Brief History of Time has been translated into more than 35 languages and sold more than 10 million copies across the world. Stephen undoubtedly was one of the brightest minds of the modern time, and his work inspired many young scientists despite a debilitating ALS condition that has left him almost completely paralyzed.

“The Theory of Everything” an Oscar award-winning film based on the life of Stephen Hawking was one of the most inspiring movies of all time. His perseverance, dedication, and belief in his own capabilities and the future of the human race continue to inspire generations. On his sad demise, we look at some of his most inspirational quotes

“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”

 

“So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfaction neither you nor i would exist”

 

“When one’s expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.”

 

“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.”

 

“I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire. And it also puts our worries in perspective.”

 

“Mankind’s greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.”

 

“We are all different. There is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit.”

 

“It’s time to commit to finding the answer, to search for life beyond Earth. Mankind has a deep need to explore, to learn, to know. We also happen to be sociable creatures. It is important for us to know if we are alone in the dark.”

 

“Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.”

 

“It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability. One has to get on with life and I haven’t done badly. People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.”

 

“I believe things cannot make themselves impossible.”