Sir Isaac Newton once famously said, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

Newton used the phrase in a letter to Robert Hooke in 1675 as a metaphor to illustrate how he was only building on the scientific theory of those great thinkers who had come before him, not inventing it.

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Patrick Graham is the owner of The Walton Tribune, The Covington News, The Sand Mountain Reporter (Albertville, Alabama), Times-Journal (Fort Payne, Alabama) and Jackson County Sentinel (Scottsboro, Alabama). He is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

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