Isaac Newton Quotes

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

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

Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation

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

Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.

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

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

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.

All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.

A Heavenly Master governs all the world as Sovereign of the universe. We are astonished at Him by reason of His perfection, we honor Him and fall down before Him because of His unlimited power. From blind physical necessity, which is always and everywhere the same, no variety adhering to time and place could evolve, and all variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Creator, Whom I call the Lord God.

My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.

Where both are friends, it is right to prefer truth.

To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.

Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.

He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.

The best way to understanding is a few good examples.

God created everything by number, weight and measure.

And from true lordship it follows that the true God is living, intelligent, and powerful; from the other perfections, that he is supreme, or supremely perfect. He is eternal and infinite, omnipotent and omniscient; that is, he endures from eternity to eternity; and he is present from infinity to infinity; he rules all things, and he knows all things that happen or can happen.

When two forces unite, their efficiency double.

All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.

I can measure the motion of bodies but I cannot measure human folly.