Isaac Newton Quotes (47 quotes)




Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
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
Source/Notes:
Rules of Reasoning in Philosophy : Rule I - Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687)
Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687), Preface
Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
Isaaci Newtoni Opera quae exstant omnia, Volume 4 (1782), p. 370, "Theory of Light and Colors"
Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Isaac Newton
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Isaac NewtonShare on Facebook

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.

Quote of the day

...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.

Popular Authors

Alan Watts
Wayne Dyer
Robert Graves
Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)
Saul Bellow
Ambrose Bierce
Paulo Freire
Quentin Crisp
Martin Firrell
Ogden Nash
Confucius
Miguel de Unamuno
George MacDonald
Samuel Beckett
Lois McMaster Bujold
Rumi