Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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There is the story of how [Isaac Newton] informed Halley of one of his most fundamental discoveries of planetary motion. “Yes,” replied Halley, “but how do you know that? Have you proved it?” Newton was taken aback. “Why, I’ve known it for years,” he replied. “If you’ll give me a few days, I’ll certainly find you a proof of it.” As in due course he did.

John Maynard Keynes, “Newton the Man”

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February 19, 2018 at 7:30 am

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  1. Interestng story.


    February 19, 2018 at 8:33 am

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