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In Memoriam: 7 of Stephen Hawking’s best-loved quotes

Words from the well-loved physicist, who passed away on 14 Mar, 2018.

He was 21 when doctors diagnosed him with motor neurone disease. He was given, tops, a few more years. But the theoretical physicist went on for 55, passing away at the age of 76 – and not before after inspiring countless humans worldwide and furthering the knowledge in the field.

Here are 7 quotes from the beloved Stephen Hawking.

  • “The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognized. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.”

    Humourously, to Israeli journalist, 2006.