The best Quotes by Isaac Newton

The best Quotes by Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, theologian, and author who was described in his time as a natural philosopher. He was a key figure in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment that followed.

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
Genius is patience.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
What goes up must come down.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
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 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.
Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Quotes about Isaac Newton

Time is our ultimate scarcity. Isaac Newton can give us more electricity, but he can't give us more than 24 hours of the day of time. And so we're constantly having to sacrifice alternate activities to get the one that pleases us most.

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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
If love ruled on Earth, all laws were expendable.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
By playing for one hour, you can get to know someone better, than by talking for a year.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Nature is a letter written by God for humanity.
To a person of analytical ability, perceptive enough to realise that mathematical equipment was a powerful sword in economics, the world of economics was his or her oyster in 1935. The terrain was strewn with beautiful theorems begging to be picked up and arranged in unified order.
Economics is a choice between alternatives all the time. Those are the trade-offs.
I think economics - and this is what I've tried to impart - has a tremendous amount of human interest in it.
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
Education is the most powerful weapon you can choose to change the world.
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
People learn to love their chains.
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It is not good to cross the bridge before you get to it.
I like to see myself as a bridge builder, that is me building bridges between people, between races, between cultures, between politics, trying to find common ground.
Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
Since when was genius found respectable?
The difference between genius and stupidity is: genius has its limits.
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Truth never wins, but its enemies cease to exist.
Philosophy is basically thinking about thinking. Which sounds like a waste of time, because it is.
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"Put more than one philosopher together and you'll birth an argument," Erlin commented. "A truism I've observed the world over. In fact, I once saw one argue with himself, it got quite violent in the end."
Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
God never made no difference between black, white, blue, pink or green. People is people, y'know. That's the message we try to spread.
Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign Lord comes escape from death.
Psalms - 68, 20
Things never happen the same way twice.
Every Star that you see in the Sky might be a sun to someone.
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist knows it.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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