Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon

Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon

French naturalist, biologist, mathematician, scientist and writer of the XVIII century
Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man
read his own dark heart.More Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The man who wants his wedding garments to suit him must allow
plenty of time for the measure.More Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He [man] abuses equally other animals and his own species, the rest of whom live in famine, languish in misery, and work only to satisfy the immoderate appetite and the still more insatiable vanity of this human being who, destroying others by want, destroys himself by excess.More Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Style is the essence of manMore Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nature is the system of laws established by the Creator for the existence of things and for the succession of creatures. Nature is not a thing, because this thing would be everything. Nature is not a creature, because this creature would be God. But one can consider it as an immense vital power, which encompasses all, which animates all, and which, subordinated to the power of the first Being, has begun to act only by his order, and still acts only by his concourse or consent ... Time, space and matter are its means, tMore Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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