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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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http://www.newton.cam.ac.uk/newtlife.html Isaac Newton's Life
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/newton_isaac.shtml BBC page
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A loving heart is the truest wisdom. - Charles Dickens
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On this day:
The White Ship Sinks - 1120, Battle of Solway Moss - 1542, The 'Mousetrap' opens - 1952, Lennon Returns MBE - 1969
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