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Isaac Newton
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On the particles that compose material things. Source: Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and Colours of Light, The Second Edition, with additions (1718), p. 378
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It became Him who created them to set them in order; and if he did so, it is unphilosophical to seek for any other origin of the world, or to pretend that it might arise out of a chaos by the mere laws of Nature.  - 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
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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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