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In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth's mobility.
I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle.
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.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.
For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them.
First of all, we must note that the universe is spherical.
Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe.
At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun.
Although all the good arts serve to draw man's mind away from vices and lead it toward better things, this function can be more fully performed by this art, which also provides extraordinary intellectual pleasure.
Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.
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