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Isaac Barrow

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He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter.

— Isaac Barrow

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Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous, and provocative of Divine judgment.

— Isaac Barrow

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Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.

— Isaac Barrow

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Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.

— Isaac Barrow

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Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them.

— Isaac Barrow

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Facetiousness is allowable when it is the most proper instrument of exposing things apparently base and vile to due contempt.

— Isaac Barrow

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I pass by that it is very culpable to be facetious in obscene and smutty matters.

— Isaac Barrow

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If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere, can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church.

— Isaac Barrow

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It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts, scarcely ever safe to express them all.

— Isaac Barrow

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No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince, that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.

— Isaac Barrow

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Substituting the co-ordinates of Q in the equation of the curve and neglecting the squares and higher powers of e and a as compared with their first powers he obtained e : a. But if a be an infinitesimal quantity a2 must be infinitely smaller and therefore may be neglected when compared with the quantities 2ay and pe. In 1662 he was made professor of geometry at Gresham College and in 1663 was selected as the first occupier of the Lucasian chair at Cambridge.

His work centered on the properties of the tangent; Barrow was the first to calculate the tangents of the kappa curve. Isaac Newton was a student of Barrow's and Newton went on to develop calculus in a modern form. Isaac Barrow (October 1630 – 4 May 1677) was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus.

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