Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Of all the inventions of man I doubt whether any was more easily accomplished than that of a Heaven.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest events occur without intention playing any part in them; chance makes good mistakes and undoes the most carefully planned undertaking. The world's greatest events are not produced, they happen.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wisdom of providence is as much revealed in the rarity of genius, as in the circumstance that not everyone is deaf or blind.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

George Gordon Byron This is to be mortal, And seek the things beyond mortality. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Albert Camus Somebody has to have the last word. If not, every argument could be opposed by another and we'd never be done with it. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Michael Landon I've got nine kids, nine dogs, three grandkids - and one in the oven. And three parrots! [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Helen Keller The things you do today that you don't have to do will determine who, what, and where you will be when it is too late to do anything about the things you should have done. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Henry David Thoreau Treat your friends for what you know them to be. Regard no surfaces. Consider not what they did, but what they intended. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More