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


Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.

Louis D. Brandeis

All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

Elvis Presley

If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run - and often in the short one - the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.

Arthur C. Clarke, The Exploration of Space, 1951

A quarrel is like buttermilk, the more you stir it, the more sour it grows.

Bolivian Proverb

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein »

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

Socrates »