Posted by Bob on December 05, 1999
In Reply to: Following paraphrase posted by Darlene Kemp on December 05, 1999
: "If we do great things, it is because we stand on the work of others that came before us."
: This is a paraphrase that was given to me and I am looking for the original line. Can anyone help?
: Darlene Kemp
There have been many such sentiments. Perhaps the one you want is "If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Isaac Newton
- Following paraphrase Teach 12/05/99