This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being... This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont, to be called Lord God παντοκρατωρ or Universal Ruler.

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Original Citation

Newton, Isaac. Scholium Generale. [General Scolium]. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica [The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy] vol. 2. London: Benjamin Motte, 1729.

Current Citation

Newton, Isaac. "General Scolium." The Principia, translated by Andrew Motte. Prometheus, 1995.