Sir Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

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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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on boldness and discovery

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on divinity, mind, and path

His epitaph: Who, by vigor of mind almost divine, the motions and figures of the planets, the paths of comets, and the tides of the seas first demonstrated.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton

The description of right lines and circles, upon which geometry is founded, belongs to mechanics. Geometry does not teach us to draw these lines, but requires them to be drawn.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Source: Principia Mathematica.

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