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" I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 230
1809
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This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work

Retha Powers, Kathy Kiernan - 2005 - 578 pages
...himself as a boy playing on the seashore and diverting himself by now and then finding "a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Using a less familiar metaphor, Einstein once said to an interviewer: We are...
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Principles of Nanotechnology: Molecular-based Study of Condensed Matter in ...

G. Ali Mansoori - 2005 - 358 pages
...been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Sir Isaac Newton Introduction Alder and Wainwright originally introduced the...
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Sophia's Fire

Sango Mbella - 2005 - 304 pages
...been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. -Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727) To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out...
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Mathematics and the Divine: A Historical Study

Teun Koetsier, Luc Bergmans - 2004 - 716 pages
...been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me". The modern reader, for whom Newton is the eminent scientist and mathematician,...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

2004 - 516 pages
...been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. — Sir Is,Mc ;\'cu'ton Age does not make us childish, as they say. It only...
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Creativity, Psychology and the History of Science

H.E. Gruber, Katja Bödeker - 2005 - 564 pages
...only like a boy, playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.4 Frank Manuel has suggested that this remark by Newton, made in his old age,...
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Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics

Jennifer Ouellette - 2005 - 340 pages
...been only like a boy, playing on the seashore and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." The man who had stood on the shoulders of giants died at Kensington in London...
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Teaching Children to Think

Robert Fisher - 2005 - 268 pages
...been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. Geography In the early years of life a child's awareness of his surroundings...
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Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of ...

Richard Phillips Feynman - 2005 - 526 pages
...himself to "a boy playing on the seashore . . . diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Mindful of his own shortcomings, Feynman could be admirably indulgent of the...
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Truth: A Guide

Simon Blackburn - 2005 - 272 pages
...himself to a 'small boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself by now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me'.24 He could not have got the same effect by saying that the great ocean of...
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