Isaac Newton

on the
of Giants.

What I learned from Sir Isaac Newton:

There is no such thing as a self made man.

There are delusional men who believe they are self made.

If you were to take a poll and ask who were the smartest three people of all time? Isaac Newton would be on every list. There is no argument. And what did Sir Isaac Newton say regarding his insights and wisdom?

"If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants." Sir Isaac Newton - February 5, 1676

Each of us is a product of our influences whether we recognize it or not. People who influence us and how circumstance has influenced us.

As we fervently add to our lives experiences and associations these influences either reaffirm our beliefs and certainties or causes us to question them. If there is one thing I know for certain it is that there are, and will always be, giants that each us should and can learn from - There are no self made men.

Now more than any other time in history there is an opportunity to learn immediately from others and see a little further. Networks of individuals are available, instant information retrieval and a veritable plethora of data stands ready for the intellectually thirsty, waiting to be mined. The only requirement is a fervent desire to learn and stand upon the shoulders of giants. The only requirement or entry fee as it were - is a humble acceptance of the premise that there are no self made men. The foundation for each of us to grow and learn is based upon:

When you think you know - you don't.

When you think you're good - you're not.

Learn from others and you will see further.

That's what I learned from the smartest man ever - Sir Isaac Newton.

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