"If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Isaac Newton on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Isaac Newton on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Isaac Newton on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Isaac Newton on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Isaac Newton on William Shakespeare
"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
"Errors are not in the art but in the artificers."
"I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."
"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."
"To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me."