• The landscape has been so totally changed, the ways of thinking have been so deeply affected, that it is very hard to get hold of what it was like before… It is very hard to realize how total a change in outlook Isaac Newton has produced.

    "Newton and the Twentieth Century - A Personal View" by Hermann Bondi in "Let Newton Bel A New Perspective on his Life and Works" by R. Flood, J. Fauvel, M. Shortland, R. Wilson (p. 241), 1988.