Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation

— Isaac Newton

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Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.

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If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

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In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.

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Isaac Newton quote We build too many walls and not enough b

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

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Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

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I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.

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All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.

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Isaac Newton quote Tact is the art of making a point withou

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

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I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

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Sir Isaac Newton was asked how he discovered the law of gravity.

He replied, "By thinking about it all the time.

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He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God;

but he who really thinks has to believe in God.

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Isaac Newton quote Tact is the art of making a point withou

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

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No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.

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I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.

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About Isaac Newton

Quotes 226 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Mathematician
Birthday October 16

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.

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This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.

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My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.

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What goes up must come down.

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To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.

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Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.

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I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.

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If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.

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To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me

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I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

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Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.

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The other part of the true religion is our duty to man.

We must love our neighbour as our selves, we must be charitable to all men for charity is the greatest of graces, greater then even faith or hope & covers a multitude of sins. We must be righteous & do to all men as we would they should do to us.

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The wonderful arrangement and harmony of the cosmos would only originate in the plan of an almighty omniscient being. This is and remains my greatest comprehension.

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I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by men who were inspired. I study the Bible daily. Opposition to godliness is atheism in profession and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind that it never had many professors.

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Daniel was in the greatest credit amongst the Jews, till the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian . And to reject his prophecies, is to reject the Christian religion. For this religion is founded upon his prophecy concerning the Messiah .

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When two forces unite, their efficiency double.

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He rules all things, not as the world soul but as the lord of all.

And because of his dominion he is called Lord God Pantokrator". For “god" is a relative word and has reference to servants, and godhood is the lordship of God, not over his own body "as is supposed by those for whom God is the world soul', but over servants.

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A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force.

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The way to chastity is not to struggle directly with incontinent thoughts but to avert the thoughts by some imployment, or by reading, or meditating on other things.

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OUR ORDINATION: Sir Isaac Newton, 1642 – 1747 About the times of the End, a body of men will be raised up who will turn their attention to the prophecies, and insist upon their literal interpretation, in the midst of much clamor and opposition.

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Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind that it never had many professors.

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To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.

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We are not to consider the world as the body of God: he is an uniform being, void of organs, members, or parts; and they are his creatures, subordinate to him, and subservient to his will.

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The best way to understanding is a few good examples.

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I can see so far because I stood on the shoulders of giants.

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I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties.

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Blind metaphysical necessity, which is certainly the same always and every where, could produce no variety of things. All that diversity of natural things which we find suited to different times and places could arise from nothing but the ideas and will of a Being, necessarily existing.

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If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishonor, than to endeavor revenge. If you can keep reason above passion, that and watchfulness will be your best defenders.

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Nature does nothing in vain when less will serve;

for Nature is pleased with simplicity and affects not the pomp of superfluous causes.

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Let me think... I wonder if an anvil will drop like an apple?

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God is able to create particles of matter of several sizes and figures and perhaps of different densities and forces, and thereby to vary the laws of nature, and make worlds of several sorts in several parts of the Universe.

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I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light.

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I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only a boy playing on the seashore.

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Whence arises all that order and beauty we see in the world?

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Godliness consists in the knowledge love & worship of God, Humanity in love, righteousness & good offices towards man.

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The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

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If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

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