On the other hand, he believed that he had a divine purpose to unravel Biblical prophecies. His mental issues included depression, which would point towards a taciturn NP. His writing is quite flourished, but corrections are common.
Much as with the ancients, and other figures we'd enjoy having more insight about, Newton's character is shrouded in enigma. Whether his insomniac nervous breakdown was more paranoid or depressive in character, and how much he really struggled with depression in his formative years, as well as a multitude of other questions, is down to what sources we accord the most authority.
The Newton Project contains a well-researched group of essays on the Oxford Uni website: http://www.newtonproject.ox.ac.uk/
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