Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, who has been “considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived.” Wikipedia
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.