Isaac Newton Quotes

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right (straight) line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.

Oh Diamond! Diamond! Thou little knowest the mischief done! (Said to a pet dog who knocked over a candle and set fire to his papers.)

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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.