20 Isaac Newton Quotes

  • "To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "We build too many walls and not enough bridges."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Adversity


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

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Examples


  • "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."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Ignorance


  • "We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Leadership


  • "If I have made any improvement in the sciences, it is owing more to patient attention than to anything beside."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Patience


  • "Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Discretion, Enemies


  • "We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatever."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Scripture, Philosophy, Christianity


  • "If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishonor, than to endeavor revenge. If you can keep reason above passion, that and watchfulness will be your best defenders."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Adversity, Patience, Revenge


  • "Errors are not in the art but in the artificers."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Character


  • "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."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Truth



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