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    No being exists or can exist which is not related to space in some way. God is everywhere, created minds are somewhere, and body is in the space that it occupies; and whatever is neither everywhere nor anywhere does not exist. And hence it follows that space is an effect arising from the first existence of being, because when any being is postulated, space is postulated.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: existence  body  space  god  mind 
     
    To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: children  truth  lies  child  ocean 
     
    No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: discovery 
     
    He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: believe  god 
     
    Did blind chance know that there was light and what was its refraction, and fit the eyes of all creatures after the most curious manner to make use of it? These and other suchlike considerations, always have, and always will prevail with mankind, to believe that there is a Being who made all things, who has all things in his power, and who is therefore to be feared.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: chance  power  believe  mankind  eyes 
     
    All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: discovery  prayer 
     
    Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: enemies  enemy 
     
    If others would think as hard as I did, then they would get similar results.
    — Isaac Newton
    My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: power  success 
     
    A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
    — Isaac Newton
    As a blind man has no idea of colors, so we have no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: men  god  ideas 
     
    I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: people  madness  body 
     
    Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
    — Isaac Newton
    In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: existence  alone  god 
     
    Every action has an equal and opposite reaction
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: action 
     
    Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: live 
     
    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.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: children  truth  child  ocean 
     
    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.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: chance  earth  right  atheism 
     
    We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
    — Isaac Newton
    If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
    — Isaac Newton
    What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: ocean 
     
    Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
    — Isaac Newton
    Is not Fire a Body heated so hot as to emit Light copiously? For what else is a red hot Iron than Fire? And what else is a burning Coal than red hot Wood?
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: body  fire 
     
    When two forces unite, their efficiency double.
    — Isaac Newton
    God created everything by number, weight and measure.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: god 
     
    If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: work  doubt 
     
    The way to chastity is not to struggle directly with incontinent thoughts but to avert the thoughts by some imployment, or by reading, or meditating on other things.
    — Isaac Newton
    You have to make the rules, not follow them
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: rules 
     
    This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
    — Isaac Newton
    The other part of the true religion is our duty to man. We must love our neighbour as our selves, we must be charitable to all men for charity is the greatest of graces, greater then even faith or hope & covers a multitude of sins. We must be righteous & do to all men as we would they should do to us.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: men  self  grace  true  charity  faith  sin  hope 
     
    If two angels were sent down from heaven -one to conduct an empire and the other to sweep the streets -they would feel no inclination to change employment because an angel would know that no matter what we are doing, it's an opportunity to bring joy, deepen our understanding and expand our life.
    — Isaac Newton
    No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: bible 
     
    Chickens at rest tend to stay at rest. Chickens in motion tend to cross roads.
    — Isaac Newton
    Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.
    — Isaac Newton
    I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.
    — Isaac Newton
    Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: truth  friends 
     
    If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent
    — Isaac Newton
    To arrive at the simplest truth requires years of contemplation.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: truth  year 
     
    I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: belief  god  bible  fundamental 
     
    Nature does nothing in vain when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with simplicity and affects not the pomp of superfluous causes.
    — Isaac Newton
    tags: nature  simplicity 
     
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