Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Before one blames, one should always find out whether one cannot excuse. To discover little faults has been always the particularity of such brains that are a little or not at all above the average. The superior ones keep quiet or say something against the whole and the great minds transform without blaming.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starveMore Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ambition and suspicion always go together.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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