Isaac Newton Quotes.
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.
Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
I there represent that I sent notice of my method to Mr. Leibnitz before he sent notice of his method to me, and left him to make it appear that he had found his method before the date of my letter.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy.
Fidelity and allegiance sworn to the King is only such a fidelity and obedience as is due to him by the law of the land; for were that faith and allegiance more than what the law requires, we would swear ourselves slaves and the King absolute; whereas, by the law, we are free men, notwithstanding those oaths.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Hypotheses should be subservient only in explaining the properties of things but not assumed in determining them, unless so far as they may furnish experiments.
Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind, that it never had many professors.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.
Resistance is usually ascribed to bodies at rest, and impulse to those in motion, but motion and rest, as commonly conceived, are only relatively distinguished; nor are those bodies always truly at rest, which commonly are taken to be so.
Are not rays of light very small bodies emitted from shining substances?
The hypothesis of matter’s being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, inconsistent with the hypothesis of innate gravity without a supernatural power to reconcile them, and therefore, it infers a deity.