Isaac Newton Quotes...

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, and astronomer best known for the Discovery of Gravity. He was born on 4 January 1643 (New Style) in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England. Newton made many important scientific discoveries and inventions throughout his life including Discovery of Gravity, Laws of Motion, Calculus and Reflecting Telescope. His theories are considered as the base of modern physics.

The story about Newton that how he got inspired to formulate a theory of gravitation by watching the fall of an apple from a tree is quite popular. He was a revolutionary scientist who changed the way of understanding universe.

At the age of 84, on 31 March 1727 (New Style) he died and was buried with full honors in Westminster Abbey. Today, he is recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time.

Isaac Newton Quotes

If others would think as hard as I did, then they would get similar results.

If others would think as hard as I did, then they would get similar results.

- Isaac Newton
The more time and devotion one spends in the worship of false gods...

The more time and devotion one spends in the worship of false gods, the less he is able to spend in that of the True One.

- Isaac Newton
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach....

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.

- Isaac Newton
You have to make the rules, not follow them.

You have to make the rules, not follow them.

- Isaac Newton
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation

Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation.

- Isaac Newton
The center of the system of the world is immovable

The center of the system of the world is immovable.

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

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

- Isaac Newton
God created everything by number, weight, and measure.

God created everything by number, weight, and measure.

- Isaac Newton
Nature is pleased with simplicity

Nature is pleased with simplicity.

- Isaac Newton
A man may imagine things that are false but...

A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.

- Isaac Newton
my greatest friend is truth...

Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.

- Isaac Newton
What goes up must come down

What goes up must come down.

- Isaac Newton
Genius is patience

Genius is patience.

- Isaac Newton
As a blind man has no idea of colors...

As a blind man has no idea of colors, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.

- Isaac Newton
An object in motion tends to remain in motion along a straight line unless acted upon by an outside force

An object in motion tends to remain in motion along a straight line unless acted upon by an outside force.

- Isaac Newton
It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.

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

- Isaac Newton
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

- Isaac Newton
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

- Isaac Newton
My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.

My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.

- Isaac Newton
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone....

In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.

- Isaac Newton
Truth is ever to be found in simplicity...

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

- Isaac Newton
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

- Isaac Newton
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy

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

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

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

- Isaac Newton
Gravity explains the motions of the planets but...

Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.

- Isaac Newton
What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.

What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.

- Isaac Newton
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

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

- Isaac Newton