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  1. #1 Rest In Peace Stephen Hawking 
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    As the title says.

    Rest in peace Stephen Hawking.

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    As if any turn of phrase might be an adequate capstone to such a life.
    I submit that this honorarium thread be placed in the Physics section.

    Hip, hip, hooray for the life of Mr. Hawking!

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    I'm glad to have existed in the brief time period that Stephen Hawking lived.
    "For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled." Hunter S Thompson

    "It is easy to kill someone with a slash of a sword. It is hard to be impossible for others to cut down"
    - Yagyu Munenori

    "Only a warrior chooses pacifism; others are condemned to it."
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    My favourite Hawking quote:
    "Next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist."

    From what I gather, Hawking was not afraid to admit a mistake. I'm pretty sure he admitted a personal blunder about Black Holes not too long ago.

    I forgot got to add that despite his debilitating illness, he had a great sense of humour. RIP Mr. Hawking
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    People not yet born might attend his funeral. He is to be buried near to Newton, Darwin, Rutherford, Thomson in Westminster Abbey.

    Stephen Hawking service: Possibility of time travellers 'can't be excluded' - BBC News
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