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Isaac Newton
(1642-1727) born on
Dec 25
English mathematician, philosopher. He was first to describe the laws of motion and universal gravitation; also invented the reflecting telescope, 1668.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter to Robert Hooke, 5 Feb. 1675/76; In "The Correspondence of Isaac Newton," ed. by H. W. Turnbull and J. F. Scott, 1959-1974.
R: Attributed
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
K: third law of motion, 'Principia mathematica', A. Motte, transl.

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