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As quoted in: An Evangelical Selection of Hymns intended as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts, James Truscott, 1834, p. 84-85
Isaac Newton
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Rules of Reasoning in Philosophy : Rule I - Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687)
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Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687), Preface
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Isaaci Newtoni Opera quae exstant omnia, Volume 4 (1782), p. 370, "Theory of Light and Colors"
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Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.


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Born: December 25, 1642

Died: March 20, 1727 (aged 84)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, who has been considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived. His monograph Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, lays the foundations for most of classical mechanics.

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What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.
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