Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

German scientist, satirist and Anglophile.
To see every day how people get the name 'genius' just as the wood-lice in the cellar the name 'millipede'-not because they have that many feet, but because most people don't want to count to 14-this has had the result that I don't believe anyone any more without checking.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is with epigrams as with other inventions; the best ones annoy us because we didn't think of them ourselves.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.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]
Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.More Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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Anatoly Yurkin A promise is half an oath. [07/12/2019 12:07:07] More


Eugeny Antonuk Landfill accepts junk, not buys. So not everything is bought.
Звалище приймає мотлох, а не купує. Так що купується не все. [06/23/2019 07:06:26] More


Anatoly Yurkin Being is a matrix of human mistakes. [07/17/2019 04:07:09] More


Eugeny Antonuk The times are coming, the fools are lagging behind, and the reason is not a question, and time is not an argument. Prove the truth, but do not count the time. [06/23/2019 11:06:16] More


Eugene Ryabyi It is easy to suffocate from loneliness in a closed soul. [07/03/2019 08:07:28] More