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Isaac Newton Quotes

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'Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.'

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

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

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

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

'To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.'

'To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science'

'We build too many walls and not enough bridges.'

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

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Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire
Died in Kensington, London
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Expectation is the root of all heartache. - William Shakespeare
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On this day:
Battle of Ringmere - 1010, Charles I disbands the Short Parliament - 1640, Death of Napoleon - 1821, Amy Johnson begins her flight upon Gypsy Moth - 1930, The SAS storms the Iranian embassy in London - 1980, Death of Hunger Striker Bobby Sands - 1981, 1000th Top of the Pops - 1983, Tony Blairs Labour win 3rd General Election - 2005
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