This book is an anthology of 71 quotes from Isaac Newton and 50 facts about Isaac Newton.
Isaac Newton was born three months after the death of his father, a prosperous farmer also named Isaac Newton.
Isaac Newton never married.
Isaac Newton devoted a great part of his time to alchemy.
Albert Einstein kept a picture of Newton on his study wall alongside ones of Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell.
In a manuscript he wrote in 1704, Isaac Newton estimated that the world would end no earlier than 2060.
“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”
“Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.”
“And to every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction.”
“Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.”
“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.”
“He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.”