Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
A good method of discovery is to imagine certain members of a system removed and then see how what is left would behave: for example, where would we be if iron were absent from the world: this is an old example.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man loves company - even if it is only that of a small burning candle.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One should never trust a person who, while assuring you of something, puts his hands on his heart.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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