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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.
         
   
F
I am always grieved when a man of real talent dies. The world needs such men more than Heaven does.

R
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage -- he won't encounter many rivals.
A
It may not be natural for man to walk on two legs, but it was a noble invention.
N
The writer who can't at times throw away a thought about which another would have written dissertations, unworried whether or not the reader will find it, will never become a great writer.
K
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
N: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
K: "Aphorisms," "Notebook E," aph. 19 (written 1765 --99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
   


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