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Sir Isaac Newton Quotes

(1642-1727), British Scientist, Mathematician

This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.

Category: Creation

A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.

Category: Imagination

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.

Category: Inertia

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.

Category: Light

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

Category: Patience

The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.

Category: Preachers And Preaching

I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

Category: Science And Scientists

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

Category: Security

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

Category: Thoughts And Thinking

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

Category: Vision

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

Category: Work, Hard