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Isaac Newton
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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... "


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Isaac Newton
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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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