Sir Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on discovery and thinking

On how he made discoveries by always thinking unto them. . . . I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Source: E.N. da C. Andrade, Sir Isaac Newton, His Life and Work, Doubleday Anchor, NY, 1950

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on principles and world

. . . from the same principles, I now demonstrate the frame of the System of the World.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Source: Principia Mathematica.

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on patience, service, and thought

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

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on discovery, observation, patience, and reason

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient observation than to any other reason.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on authors, laws, mathematics, and nature

The latest authors, like the most ancient, strove to subordinate the phenomena of nature to the laws of mathematics.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on age, certainty, difficulty, nature, and rest

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 you, than to explain all things.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Source: G. Simmons Calculus Gems, New York: McGraw Hill Inc., 1992.

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Source: E.N. da C. Andrade, Sir Isaac Newton, His Life and Work, Doubleday Anchor, NY, 1950

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