35 Inspirational Isaac Newton Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Isaac Newton Quotes On Success

Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, and physicist (described in his own day as a “natural philosopher”) who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. May his quotes inspire you to discover the truth.

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

2. “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Isaac Newton

3. “Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.” Isaac Newton

4. “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

5. “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton

6. “To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.” Isaac Newton

7. “He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.” Isaac Newton

8. “In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.” Isaac Newton

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

10. “Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.” Isaac Newton

11. “It seems probable to me that God, in the beginning, formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, moveable particles.” Isaac Newton

12. “Don’t doubt the Creator because it is inconceivable that accidents alone could be the controller of this universe.” Isaac Newton

13. “Inherent force of matter is the power of resisting by which everybody, so far as it is able, perseveres in its state either of resting or of moving uniformly straight forward.” Isaac Newton

14. “Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.” Isaac Newton

15. “A passion for calculus can unlock new worlds.” Isaac Newton

16. “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

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

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

19. “Live your life as an exclamation rather than an explanation.” Isaac Newton

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

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

22. “Nature is pleased with simplicity.” Isaac Newton

23. “Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.” Isaac Newton

24. “God created everything by number, weight, and measure.” Isaac Newton

25. “Genius is patience.” Isaac Newton

26. “The moon gravitates towards the earth, and by the force of gravity is continually drawn off from a rectilinear motion and retained in its orbit.” Isaac Newton

27. “The best and safest method of philosophizing seems to be first to inquire diligently into the properties of things, and establishing those properties by experiments, and then to proceed more slowly to hypotheses for the explanation of them.” Isaac Newton

28. “Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.” Isaac Newton

29. “The proper method for inquiring after the properties of things is to deduce them from experiments.” Isaac Newton

30. “To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.” Isaac Newton

31. “You have to make the rules, not follow them.” Isaac Newton

32. “An object that is at rest will tend to remain at rest. An object that is in motion will tend to remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.” Isaac Newton

33. “Whence arises all that order and beauty we see in the world.” Isaac Newton

34. “My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.” Isaac Newton

35. “I believe the more I study science, the more I believe in God.” Isaac Newton

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