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Giordano Bruno
(1548-1600) born on
Italian philosopher, astronomer. He argued that the universe was infinite, that it contained an infinite number of worlds, and that these are all inhabited by intelligent beings.
         
   
F
There is in the universe neither center nor circumference.

R
With luck on your side, you can do without brains.
A
We delight in one knowable thing, which comprehends all that is knowable; in one apprehensible, which draws together all that can be apprehended; in a single being that includes all, above all in the one which is itself the all.
N
The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrarity is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order...
K
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Teofilo, in Cause, Principle, and Unity, "Fifth Dialogue" (1588; ed and tr. by Jack Lindsay, 1962).
N: The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast, "First Dialogue," Introduction (1588). Quoted in: Giordano Bruno, Cause, Principle, and Unity, sct. 7 (ed. and tr. by Jack Lindsay, 1962).
K: (1548- burned at the stake, 1600)
   


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