Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
One of the greatest creations of the human mind is the art of reviewing books without having read them.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two ways of extending life : firstly by moving the two points "born" and "died" farther away from one another... The other method is to go more slowly and leave the two points wherever God wills they should be, and this method is for the philosophers.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be content with life -- or to live merrily, rather --all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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