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

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The chimerical pursuit of perfection is always linked to some important deficiency, frequently the inability to love.

Bernard Grasset

When the age of the Vikings came to a close, they must have sensed it. Probably, they gathered together one evening, slapped each other on the back and said, 'Hey, good job.'

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I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.

Alfred Hitchcock

The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.

Marcel Proust

The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman.

H. L. Mencken

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

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Giving is a necessity sometimes... more urgent, indeed, than having.

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