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Biography - Isaac Newton:

English mathematician, astronomer and physicist.
Born: 1643 - Died: 1727
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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.




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Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Love truth, but pardon error.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.
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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
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To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
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If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
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To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
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Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
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