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Isaac Newton
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Theological Manuscripts: Selected and Edited with an Introd. by H. McLachlan, Sir Isaac Newton, University Press, 1950
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A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.  - Isaac Newton
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Isaac Newton
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Letter to Robert Hooke (15 February 1676). Variant: "If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants."
Isaac Newton
Source/Notes:
Newton's response, whenever Edmond Halley would say anything disrespectful of religion. As quoted in: The Life of Sir Isaac Newton (1831) by Sir David Brewster

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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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