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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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Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687), Preface
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As quoted in: The Church of England Quarterly Review (1850), p. 142
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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."
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Isaaci Newtoni Opera quae exstant omnia, Volume 4 (1782), p. 370, "Theory of Light and Colors"
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Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687), Laws of Motion, III
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Rules of Reasoning in Philosophy : Rule I - Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687)
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Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.
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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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