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Isaac Newton

Quote of Isaac Newton - I was like a boy playing...


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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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











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Isaac Newton also said...


If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.





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





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





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





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





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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