Quotes by Sir Issac Newton, On how he made discoveries

By always thinking unto them. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light.

Sir Issac Newton, On how he made discoveries

Other Great Authors


"How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes Sign of Four

If there is a sin against life, it consist perhaps not so much in despairing of life as hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus

Albert Camus

Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.

Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville

Whenever you read a good book, it's like the author is right there, in the room, talking to you, which is why I don't like to read good books.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

Samuel Butler »

The out-of-work actor wears out more than shoe leather. The very sensibilities that make him an artist are shattered by the disregard he is shown as a human being.

Bette Davis, The Lonely Life1962. Chapter Four. »

God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.

Benjamin Franklin »