# Wisest Quotes from Sir Isaac Newton

Quotes from Sir Isaac Newton, an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for classical mechanics. Newton made seminal contributions to optics, and he shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for the development of calculus.

### Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.

*~ Isaac Newton*### Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.

*~ Isaac Newton*-
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ### If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

*~ Isaac Newton*### 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*-
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ### Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

*~ Isaac Newton*### To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.

*~ Isaac Newton*### If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

*~ Isaac Newton*### To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.

*~ Isaac Newton*### 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*### I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

*~ Isaac Newton*