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George Henry Lewes
(1817-1878) born on
Apr 18
English philosopher, critic, dramatist, scientist. He is remembered for his theory of metaphysical development of positivism and for his liaison with the English novelist Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot).
         
   
F
Science is the systematic classification of experience.

R
The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.
A
We must never assume that which is incapable of proof.
N
Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.
K
The only cure for grief is action.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Five Thousand Quotations for all occasions," by Lewis C. Henry, 1945.
R: "The Biographical History of Philosophy."
A: "Physiology of Common Life."
N: "The Spanish Drama."
K: "The Spanish Drama."
   


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