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Isaac Newton

Read through the most famous quotes from Isaac Newton

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.

— Isaac Newton

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Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.

— Isaac Newton


I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.

— Isaac Newton

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Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.

— Isaac Newton

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Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy

— Isaac Newton

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If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent

— Isaac Newton


Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

— Isaac Newton

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No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

— Isaac Newton


What goes up must come down.

— Isaac Newton

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This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.

— Isaac Newton

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About Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Quotes

Did you know about Isaac Newton?

A manuscript he sent to John Locke in which he disputed the existence of the Trinity remained unpubliIsaac Newtond until 1785 more than half a century after his death. Petitioning Parliament Chaloner accused the Mint of providing tools to counterfeiters (a charge also made by others). )
In 1704 Newton publiIsaac Newtond Opticks in which he expounded his corpuscular theory of light.

Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of the infinitesimal calculus. He was a devout but unorthodox Christian and unusually for a member of the Cambridge faculty he refused to take holy orders in the Church of England perhaps because he privately rejected the doctrine of trinitarianism. In addition to his work on the mathematical sciences Newton also dedicated much of his time to the study of alchemy and biblical chronology but most of his work in those areas remained unpubliIsaac Newtond until long after his death.

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