Isaac Newton Quotes



Best 11 Quotes by Isaac Newton

“A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.”

“Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.”

“I can calculate the movement of the stars, but not the madness of men.”

“I can calculate the orbits of the celestial bodies to the nearest centimetre and second, but I cannot calculate where the crazy crowd can drive a stock market price.”

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

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

“No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.”

“Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.”

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

“What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.”

“What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.”

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