Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We often have need of a profound philosophy to restore to our feelings their original state of innocence, to find our way out of the rubble of things alien to us, to begin to feel for ourselves and to speak ourselves, and I might almost say to exist ourselves.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy at least until we have become as clever as they are.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I do not like about our definitions of genius is that there is in them nothing of the day of judgment, nothing of resounding through eternity and nothing of the footsteps of the Almighty.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Rational free spirits are the light brigade who go on ahead and reconnoiter the ground which the heavy brigade of the orthodox will eventually occupy.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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