Isaac Newton Quotes (47 quotes)




Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
Letter to Francis Aston, May 18, 1669. Slightly different in the original letter: "If you be affronted, 'tis better in a foreign country to pass it by in silence... "


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

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.
Novalis

Popular Authors

Ambrose Bierce
Saint Augustine
Edmund Spenser
Randall Jarrell
Don Miller
Josh Billings
Gore Vidal
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
William S. Burroughs
Horace
Bernard Baruch
Evelyn Waugh
W. Clement Stone
George MacDonald
Dalai Lama
Dorothy L. Sayers