Ludicrous Quotes (3 quotes)
Our world will yet grow so subtle that it will be as ludicrous to believe in a god as it is today to believe in ghosts.
We are not to think that Jupiter has four satellites given him by nature, in order, by revolving round him, to immortalize the name of the Medici, who first had notice of the observation. These are the dreams of idle men, who love ludicrous ideas better than our laborious and industrious correction of the heavens.Nature abhors so horrible a chaos, and to the truly wise, such vanity is detestable.
We live on an obscure hunk of rock and metal circling a humdrum sun, which is on the outskirts of a perfectly ordinary galaxy comprised of 400 billion other suns, which, in turn, is one of some hundred billion galaxies that make up the universe, which, current thinking suggests, is one of a huge numberperhaps an infinite numberof other closed-off universes. From that perspective, the idea that were at the center, that we have some cosmic importance, is ludicrous.