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Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.

Tags: Dead, Place, Religion  ✍ Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

Tags: Heavenly, Madness, Motion  ✍ Author: Isaac Newton

Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography.

Tags: Laws, Position, Until  ✍ Author: George Phillips Bond

Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof.

Tags: Another, Knew, Means  ✍ Author: Nicolaus Copernicus

I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.

Tags: Book, Father, Learn  ✍ Author: Nicolaus Copernicus

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