Stephen Hawking Quotes on Newsfeed - Stephen Hawking is one quotable guy. The Wheel Chair Illustrated cover boy, usually known for saying things like, “equations are the boring part of mathematics. I prefer to see things in terms of geometry.” is now going all religious and making atheist quotes. Listen to what this heretic had to say! “There is no heaven or afterlife… that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.” Stephen Hawking how dare you?! First, I am afraid of the dark. Second, don’t ruin fairy stories for me or my teeth and third, just stick to making quotes that I can’t comprehend or understand. Nerd.