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Yet if anyone believes that th...

Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.

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To know that we know what we k...

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

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Those who know that the consen...

Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.

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Therefore, when I considered t...

Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.

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Therefore, in the course of th...

Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe.

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Therefore, having obtained the...

Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources, I too began to consider the mobility of the earth.

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Therefore I would not have it ...

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.

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The massive bulk of the earth ...

The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.

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The earth together with its su...

The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.

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So, influenced by these adviso...

So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do.

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So far as hypotheses are conce...

So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.

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Not a few other very eminent a...

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.

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Moreover, since the sun remain...

Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.

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More stars in the north are se...

More stars in the north are seen not to set, while in the south certain stars are no longer seen to rise.

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