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G. C. Lichtenberg
(1742-1799) born on
Jul 01
German physicist, writer. He is best known for his satirical wit ridiculing metaphysical and romantic excesses.
Some men come by the name of genius in the same way as an insect comes by the name of centipede -- not because it has a hundred feet, but because most people can't count above fourteen.

There is something in our minds like sunshine and the weather, which is not under our control. When I write, the best things come to me from I know not where.
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.
Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessing of Heaven.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Wit and Wisdom of the 20th Century," by Frank S. Pepper, 1987.
R: In "A New Dictionary of Quotations," by H.L. Mencken, 1942.
A: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Harper Religious & Inspirational Quotation Companion," by Margaret Pepper, 1989.

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