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Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author (described in his time as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the greatest mathematicians and most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy), first published in 1687, established classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics, and shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for developing the infinitesimal calculus.

In Principia, Newton formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that formed the dominant scientific viewpoint until it was superseded by the theory of relativity. Newton used his mathematical description of gravity to derive Kepler's laws of planetary motion, account for tides, the trajectories of comets, the precession of the equinoxes and other phenomena, eradicating doubt about the Solar System's heliocentricity. He demonstrated that the motion of objects on Earth and celestial bodies could be accounted for by the same principles. Newton's inference that the Earth is an oblate spheroid was later confirmed by the geodetic measurements of Maupertuis, La Condamine, and others, convincing most European scientists of the superiority of Newtonian mechanics over earlier systems.

Newton built the first practical reflecting telescope and developed a sophisticated theory of colour based on the observation that a prism separates white light into the colours of the visible spectrum. His work on light was collected in his highly influential book Opticks, published in 1704. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling, made the first theoretical calculation of the speed of sound, and introduced the notion of a Newtonian fluid. In addition to his work on calculus, as a mathematician Newton contributed to the study of power series, generalised the binomial theorem to non-integer exponents, developed a method for approximating the roots of a function, and classified most of the cubic plane curves.

Newton was a fellow of Trinity College and the second Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. He was a devout but unorthodox Christian who privately rejected the doctrine of the Trinity. Unusually for a member of the Cambridge faculty of the day, he refused to take holy orders in the Church of England. Beyond his work on the mathematical sciences, Newton dedicated much of his time to the study of alchemy and biblical chronology, but most of his work in those areas remained unpublished until long after his death. Politically and personally tied to the Whig party, Newton served two brief terms as Member of Parliament for the University of Cambridge, in 1689–1690 and 1701–1702. He was knighted by Queen Anne in 1705 and spent the last three decades of his life in London, serving as Warden (1696–1699) and Master (1699–1727) of the Royal Mint, as well as president of the Royal Society (1703–1727).

quote by Isaac Newton: Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us that the Lord will provide. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us that the Lord will provide....

Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us that the Lord will provide.

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quote by Isaac Newton: No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible....

No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Nothing can be divided into more parts than it can possibly be constituted of. But matter (i.e. finite) cannot be constituted of infinite p… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Nothing can be divided into more parts than it can possibly be constituted of. But matter (i.e. fini...

Nothing can be divided into more parts than it can possibly be constituted of. But matter (i.e. finite) cannot be constituted of infinite parts.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I there represent that I sent notice of my method to Mr. Leibnitz before he sent notice of his method to me, and left him to make it appear… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I there represent that I sent notice of my method to Mr. Leibnitz before he sent notice of his metho...

I there represent that I sent notice of my method to Mr. Leibnitz before he sent notice of his method to me, and left him to make it appear that he had found his method before the date of my letter.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The more time and devotion one spends in the worship of false gods, the less he is able to spend in that of the True One. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The more time and devotion one spends in the worship of false gods, the less he is able to spend in ...

The more time and devotion one spends in the worship of false gods, the less he is able to spend in that of the True One.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full a… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradual...

I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impressed by an intelligent Agent. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impre...

The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impressed by an intelligent Agent.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The Prophecies of Daniel are all of them related to one another, as if they were but several parts of one general Prophecy, given at severa… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The Prophecies of Daniel are all of them related to one another, as if they were but several parts o...

The Prophecies of Daniel are all of them related to one another, as if they were but several parts of one general Prophecy, given at several times. The first is the easiest to be understood, and every following Prophecy adds something new to the former.

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quote by Isaac Newton: What Descartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways, and especially in taking the colours of thin plates into philosophica… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: What Descartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways, and especially in taking the c...

What Descartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways, and especially in taking the colours of thin plates into philosophical consideration. If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.

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quote by Isaac Newton: 'Tis the temper of the hot and superstitious part of mankind in matters of religion ever to be fond of mysteries, and for that reason to li… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: 'Tis the temper of the hot and superstitious part of mankind in matters of religion ever to be fond ...

'Tis the temper of the hot and superstitious part of mankind in matters of religion ever to be fond of mysteries, and for that reason to like best what they understand least.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The Synthesis consists in assuming the Causes discovered and established as Principles, and by them explaining the Phænomena proceeding fro… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The Synthesis consists in assuming the Causes discovered and established as Principles, and by them ...

The Synthesis consists in assuming the Causes discovered and established as Principles, and by them explaining the Phænomena proceeding from them, and proving the Explanations.

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quote by Isaac Newton: My principal method for defeating error and heresy is by establishing the truth. One purposes to fill a bushel with tares, but if I can fil… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: My principal method for defeating error and heresy is by establishing the truth. One purposes to fil...

My principal method for defeating error and heresy is by establishing the truth. One purposes to fill a bushel with tares, but if I can fill it first with wheat, I may defy his attempts.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I have been much amused at ye singular phenomena resulting from bringing of a needle into contact with a piece of amber or resin fricated o… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I have been much amused at ye singular phenomena resulting from bringing of a needle into contact wi...

I have been much amused at ye singular phenomena resulting from bringing of a needle into contact with a piece of amber or resin fricated on silke clothe. Ye flame putteth me in mind of sheet lightning on a small-how very small-scale.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties....

I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The motions of the comets are exceedingly regular, and they observe the same laws as the motions of the planets, but they differ from the m… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The motions of the comets are exceedingly regular, and they observe the same laws as the motions of ...

The motions of the comets are exceedingly regular, and they observe the same laws as the motions of the planets, but they differ from the motions of vortices in every particular and are often contrary to them.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Pictures, propagated by motion along the fibers of the optic nerves in the brain, are the cause of vision. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Pictures, propagated by motion along the fibers of the optic nerves in the brain, are the cause of v...

Pictures, propagated by motion along the fibers of the optic nerves in the brain, are the cause of vision.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Christ comes as a thief in the night, and it is not for us to know the times and seasons which God hath put into his own breast. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Christ comes as a thief in the night, and it is not for us to know the times and seasons which God h...

Christ comes as a thief in the night, and it is not for us to know the times and seasons which God hath put into his own breast.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Let me think... I wonder if an anvil will drop like an apple? with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Let me think... I wonder if an anvil will drop like an apple?...

Let me think... I wonder if an anvil will drop like an apple?

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: My Design in this Book is not to explain the Properties of Light by Hypotheses, but to propose and prove them by Reason and Experiments: In… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: My Design in this Book is not to explain the Properties of Light by Hypotheses, but to propose and p...

My Design in this Book is not to explain the Properties of Light by Hypotheses, but to propose and prove them by Reason and Experiments: In order to which, I shall premise the following Definitions and Axioms.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The instinct of brutes and insects can be the effect of nothing else than the wisdom and skill of a powerful ever-living agent. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The instinct of brutes and insects can be the effect of nothing else than the wisdom and skill of a ...

The instinct of brutes and insects can be the effect of nothing else than the wisdom and skill of a powerful ever-living agent.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Every body persists in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces havin… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Every body persists in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compell...

Every body persists in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces having impact upon it.

--Isaac Newton



quote by Isaac Newton: Godliness consists in the knowledge love and worship of God, Humanity in love, righteousness and good offices towards man. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Godliness consists in the knowledge love and worship of God, Humanity in love, righteousness and goo...

Godliness consists in the knowledge love and worship of God, Humanity in love, righteousness and good offices towards man.

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quote by Isaac Newton: God is able to create particles of matter of several sizes and figures and perhaps of different densities and forces, and thereby to vary t… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: God is able to create particles of matter of several sizes and figures and perhaps of different dens...

God is able to create particles of matter of several sizes and figures and perhaps of different densities and forces, and thereby to vary the laws of nature, and make worlds of several sorts in several parts of the Universe.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I can measure the motion of bodies but I cannot measure human folly. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I can measure the motion of bodies but I cannot measure human folly....

I can measure the motion of bodies but I cannot measure human folly.

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quote by Isaac Newton: You sometimes speak of gravity as essential and inherent to matter. Pray do not ascribe that notion to me, for the cause of gravity is what… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: You sometimes speak of gravity as essential and inherent to matter. Pray do not ascribe that notion ...

You sometimes speak of gravity as essential and inherent to matter. Pray do not ascribe that notion to me, for the cause of gravity is what I do not pretend to know, and therefore would take more time to consider of it.

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quote by Isaac Newton: This principle of nature being very remote from the conceptions of Philosophers, I forbore to describe it in that book, least I should be a… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: This principle of nature being very remote from the conceptions of Philosophers, I forbore to descri...

This principle of nature being very remote from the conceptions of Philosophers, I forbore to describe it in that book, least I should be accounted an extravagant freak and so prejudice my Readers against all those things which were the main designe of the book.

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quote by Isaac Newton: If the ancient churches, in debating and deciding the greatest mysteries of religion, knew nothing of these two texts, I understand not why… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: If the ancient churches, in debating and deciding the greatest mysteries of religion, knew nothing o...

If the ancient churches, in debating and deciding the greatest mysteries of religion, knew nothing of these two texts, I understand not why we should be so fond of them now the debate is over.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he p...

Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.

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quote by Isaac Newton: The changing of Bodies into Light, and Light into Bodies, is very conformable to the Course of Nature, which seems delighted with Transmuta… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The changing of Bodies into Light, and Light into Bodies, is very conformable to the Course of Natur...

The changing of Bodies into Light, and Light into Bodies, is very conformable to the Course of Nature, which seems delighted with Transmutations.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishonor, than to endeavor revenge. If you can… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishono...

If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishonor, than to endeavor revenge. If you can keep reason above passion, that and watchfulness will be your best defenders.

--Isaac Newton

quote by Isaac Newton: Do not Bodies and Light act mutually upon one another; that is to say, Bodies upon Light in emitting, reflecting, refracting and inflecting… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Do not Bodies and Light act mutually upon one another; that is to say, Bodies upon Light in emitting...

Do not Bodies and Light act mutually upon one another; that is to say, Bodies upon Light in emitting, reflecting, refracting and inflecting it, and Light upon Bodies for heating them, and putting their parts into a vibrating motion wherein heat consists?

--Isaac Newton

quote by Isaac Newton: I feign no hypotheses. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I feign no hypotheses....

I feign no hypotheses.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: Gravity must be caused by an Agent acting constantly according to certain laws, but whether this Agent be material or immaterial I have lef… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Gravity must be caused by an Agent acting constantly according to certain laws, but whether this Age...

Gravity must be caused by an Agent acting constantly according to certain laws, but whether this Agent be material or immaterial I have left to the consideration of my readers.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: It is reasonable that forces directed toward bodies depend on the nature and the quantity of matter of such bodies, as happens in the case … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: It is reasonable that forces directed toward bodies depend on the nature and the quantity of matter ...

It is reasonable that forces directed toward bodies depend on the nature and the quantity of matter of such bodies, as happens in the case of magnetic bodies.

--Isaac Newton







quote by Isaac Newton: The qualities of bodies, which admit neither intension nor remission of degrees, and which are found to belong to fill bodies within the re… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The qualities of bodies, which admit neither intension nor remission of degrees, and which are found...

The qualities of bodies, which admit neither intension nor remission of degrees, and which are found to belong to fill bodies within the reach of our experiments, are to be esteemed the universal qualities of all bodies whatsoever.

--Isaac Newton

quote by Isaac Newton: The hypothesis of matter's being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, inconsistent with the hypothesis of innate g… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The hypothesis of matter's being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, incon...

The hypothesis of matter's being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, inconsistent with the hypothesis of innate gravity without a supernatural power to reconcile them, and therefore, it infers a deity.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: The best and safest method of philosophizing seems to be first to inquire diligently into the properties of things, and establishing those … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The best and safest method of philosophizing seems to be first to inquire diligently into the proper...

The best and safest method of philosophizing seems to be first to inquire diligently into the properties of things, and establishing those properties by experiments, and then to proceed more slowly to hypotheses for the explanation of them.

--Isaac Newton

Longer Version:

The best and safest way of philosophising seems to be, first to enquire diligently into the properties of things, and to establish those properties by experiences experiments and then to proceed slowly to hypotheses for the explanation of them. For hypotheses should be employed only in explaining the properties of things, but not assumed in determining them; unless so far as they may furnish experiments.



quote by Isaac Newton: The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me....

The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

--Isaac Newton

quote by Isaac Newton: I do not love to be printed on every occasion, much less to be dunned and teased by foreigners about mathematical things or to be thought b… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I do not love to be printed on every occasion, much less to be dunned and teased by foreigners about...

I do not love to be printed on every occasion, much less to be dunned and teased by foreigners about mathematical things or to be thought by our own people to be trifling away my time about them when I should be about the king's business.

--Isaac Newton



quote by Isaac Newton: There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history....

There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: Every particle of matter is attracted by or gravitates to every other particle of matter with a force inversely proportional to the squares… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Every particle of matter is attracted by or gravitates to every other particle of matter with a forc...

Every particle of matter is attracted by or gravitates to every other particle of matter with a force inversely proportional to the squares of their distances.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I can see so far because I stood on the shoulders of giants. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I can see so far because I stood on the shoulders of giants....

I can see so far because I stood on the shoulders of giants.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady that a man had as good be engaged in lawsuits as have to do with her. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady that a man had as good be engaged in lawsuits as ...

Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady that a man had as good be engaged in lawsuits as have to do with her.

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quote by Isaac Newton: God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, movable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other p… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, movable particles, of such s...

God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, movable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other properties, and in such proportion to space, as most conduced to the end for which he formed them.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Whence arises all that order and beauty we see in the world? with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Whence arises all that order and beauty we see in the world?...

Whence arises all that order and beauty we see in the world?

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quote by Isaac Newton: Nature does nothing in vain when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with simplicity and affects not the pomp of superfluous causes. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Nature does nothing in vain when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with simplicity and affects ...

Nature does nothing in vain when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with simplicity and affects not the pomp of superfluous causes.

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quote by Isaac Newton: I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then findi… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores...

I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.

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quote by Isaac Newton: All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer....

All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.

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quote by Isaac Newton: To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before...

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.

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quote by Isaac Newton: When two forces unite, their efficiency double. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: When two forces unite, their efficiency double....

When two forces unite, their efficiency double.

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quote by Isaac Newton: God created everything by number, weight and measure. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: God created everything by number, weight and measure....

God created everything by number, weight and measure.

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quote by Isaac Newton: A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force....

A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force.

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quote by Isaac Newton: An object that is at rest will tend to stay at rest. An object that is in motion will tend to stay in motion. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: An object that is at rest will tend to stay at rest. An object that is in motion will tend to stay i...

An object that is at rest will tend to stay at rest. An object that is in motion will tend to stay in motion.

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quote by Isaac Newton: To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation....

To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.

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quote by Isaac Newton: To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age....

To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age.

--Isaac Newton

Longer Version:

To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. Tis much better to do a little with certainty and leave the rest for others that come after than to explain all things by conjecture without making sure of any thing.


quote by Isaac Newton: You have to make the rules, not follow them. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: You have to make the rules, not follow them....

You have to make the rules, not follow them.

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quote by Isaac Newton: What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean....

What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: Poetry is a kind of ingenious nonsense. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Poetry is a kind of ingenious nonsense....

Poetry is a kind of ingenious nonsense.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Nature is pleased with simplicity. with background image:

Nature is pleased with simplicity.

--Isaac Newton

Longer Version:

Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.


quote by Isaac Newton: Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth....

Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess....

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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quote by Isaac Newton: If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work....

If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.

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quote by Isaac Newton: He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God. with background image:

He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Genius is patience. with background image:

Genius is patience.

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quote by Isaac Newton: If a projectile were deprived of the force of gravity, it would not be deflected toward the earth but would go off in a straight line into … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: If a projectile were deprived of the force of gravity, it would not be deflected toward the earth bu...

If a projectile were deprived of the force of gravity, it would not be deflected toward the earth but would go off in a straight line into the heavens and do so with uniform motion, provided that the resistance of the air were removed.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought. with background image:

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

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quote by Isaac Newton: Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind, that it never had … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless an...

Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind, that it never had many professors.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy....

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

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quote by Isaac Newton: Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from...

Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.

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quote by Isaac Newton: God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, … with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other ...

God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Cr… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by t...

All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Creator, whom I call the 'Lord God.'

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: The moon gravitates towards the earth and by the force of gravity is continually drawn off from a rectilinear motion and retained in its or… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: The moon gravitates towards the earth and by the force of gravity is continually drawn off from a re...

The moon gravitates towards the earth and by the force of gravity is continually drawn off from a rectilinear motion and retained in its orbit.

--Isaac Newton
quote by Isaac Newton: Infinites, when considered absolutely without any restriction or limitation, are neither equal nor unequal, nor have any certain proportion… with background image: photo of author Isaac Newton with quote: Infinites, when considered absolutely without any restriction or limitation, are neither equal nor u...

Infinites, when considered absolutely without any restriction or limitation, are neither equal nor unequal, nor have any certain proportion one to another, and therefore, the principle that all infinites are equal is a precarious one.

--Isaac Newton

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