Paraphrased, Newton’s First Laws of Motion states:
“An object at rest will stay at rest, forever, as long as nothing pushes or pulls on it. An object in motion will stay in motion, traveling in a straight line, forever, until something pushes or pulls on it” (Harris).
Harris, Williams. “How Newton’s Laws of Motion Work.” HowStuffWorks. n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014. <http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/scientific-experiments/newton-law-of-motion1.htm>.