quote by Isaac Newton

Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.

— Isaac Newton

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Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice.

Years later they will offer it to their own offspring.

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It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.

Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more.

I do not believe that the Constitution was the offspring of inspiration, but I am as satisfied that it is as much the work of a Divine Providence as any of the miracles recorded in the Old and New Testament.


There was Eru, the One, who in Arda is called Ilúvatar;

and he made first the Ainur, the Holy Ones, that were the offspring of his thought, and they were with him before aught else was made.

Animals engage in a struggle for existence;

for resources, to avoid being eaten and to breed. Environmental factors influence organisms to develop new characteristics to ensure survival, thus transforming into new species. Animals that survive to breed can pass on their successful characteristics to offspring.

You are a child of God. He is father of your spirit. Spiritually you are of noble birth, the offspring of the King of Heaven. Fix that truth in your mind and hold to it. However many generations in your mortal ancestry, no matter what race or people you represent, the pedigree of your spirit can be written on a single line. You are a child of God!

We should try to be the parents of our future rather than the offspring of our past.

Christ, by highest heaven adored. Christ, the everlasting Lord, Late in time behold Him come, Offspring of a virgin's womb. Veiled in flesh the Godhead see, Hail the incarnate Deity! Pleased as Man with man to dwell; Jesus, our Immanuel!


Money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest.

And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of all modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural.

Let us remember that revolutions do not always establish freedom.

Our own free institutions were not the offspring of our revolution. They existed before.

The Constitution itself, plainly written as it is, the safeguard of our federative compact, the offspring of concession and compromise, binding together in the bonds of peace and union this great and increasing family of free and independent States, will be the chart by which I shall be directed.

The best antidote for crime is justice.

The irony we often fail to appreciate is that the more justice people enjoy, the fewer crimes they commit. Crime is the natural offspring of an unjust society.

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.


The offspring of virtue is perseverance.

The fruit and offspring of perseverance is habit and child of habit is character.

All our knowledge is the offspring of our perceptions.

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny

Cunning and treachery are the offspring of incapacity.

Respectability, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account.


One of the greatest gifts adults can give - to their offspring and to their society - is to read to children.

Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.

Slavery is the offspring of darkness.

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

You give me a credit to which I have no claim in calling me "the writer of the Constitution of the United States." This was not, like the fabled Goddess of Wisdom, the offspring of a single brain. It ought to be regarded as the work of many heads and many hands.


Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.

The man who forgets does not forgive, he only loses the remembrance;

forgiveness is the offspring of a noble heart, of a generous mind, whilst forgetfulness is only the result of a weak memory, or of an easy carelessness.

Offspring, friends and relatives flee from a devotee of the Lord: yet those who follow him bring merit to their families through their devotion.

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.

Unworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants.


Our ideas are the offspring of our senses;

we are not more able to create the form of a being we have not seen, without retrospect to one we know, than we are able to create a new sense. He whose fancy has conceived an idea of the most beautiful form must have composed it from actual existence.

If the mutation is partially transmitted to offspring, they too would have the advantage. And over time it might have come to dominate a small breeding group.

Women are more proactive. By their nature, they're genetically designed to nurture their offspring. Men have always been the hunters in their society. But it's changing. Women are now doing two things: They're building companies and they're giving birth to kids.

It should soon be possible dramatically to increase the intelligence and life span of a few individuals. They and their offspring could become a master race. Evolution pays no regard to social justice. It was not fair on the Neanderthals they were replaced by modern humans.

Humility: The realization of our dependence on God.

I have always had strong feelings about that word regardless of what anyone's background might be. One of the common denominators of greatness is acknowledging that dependence. As power comes from Charity, power also comes from knowing who you are, a divine offspring of a divine being.