19 Best Isaac Newton Quotes For A Scientific Life

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Get here some famous Isaac Newton Inspirational Quotes about education, math, gravity, and truth to live a scientific life.

Best Isaac Newton Quotes

1. “Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.” ― Isaac Newton

2. “If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent” ― Isaac Newton

3. “Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” ― Isaac Newton

4. “No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.” ― Isaac Newton

5. “I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.” ― Isaac Newton

6. “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.” ― Isaac Newton

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7. “No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible.” ― Isaac Newton

8. “If I have been able to see further than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants” ― Isaac Newton

9. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy” ― Isaac Newton

10. “Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.” ― Isaac Newton

11. “What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.” ― Isaac Newton

12. “To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me” ― Isaac Newton

13. “To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. Tis much better to do a little with certainty & leave the rest for others that come after than to explain all things by conjecture without making sure of any thing.” ― Isaac Newton

14. “Nature is exceedingly simple and harmonious with itself.” ― Isaac Newton

15. “I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light.” ― Isaac Newton

16. “Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady that a man had as good be engaged in lawsuits as have to do with her.” ― Isaac Newton

17. “This most elegant system of the sun, planets, and comets could not have arisen without the design and dominion of an intelligent and powerful being.” ― Isaac Newton

18. “We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.” ― Isaac Newton

19. “To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age it is much better to do a little with certainty and leave the rest for others who come after you” ― Isaac Newton