Sir Isaac Newton Quotes (11 quotations)

1. 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

2. Did blind chance know that there was light and what was its refraction, and fit the eyes of all creatures after the most curious manner to make use of it? These and other suchlike considerations, always have, and always will prevail with mankind, to believe that there is a Being who made all things, who has all things in his power, and who is therefore to be feared. - Sir Isaac Newton

3. I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Sir Isaac Newton

4. 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. - Sir Isaac Newton

5. I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Sir Isaac Newton

6. If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought. - Sir Isaac Newton

7. If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent. - Sir Isaac Newton

8. If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. - Sir Isaac Newton

9. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Sir Isaac Newton

10. Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy. - Sir Isaac Newton

11. We build too many walls and not enough bridges. - Sir Isaac Newton

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