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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
A good metaphor is something even the police should keep an eye on.

R
Nothing contributes more to a person's peace of mind than having no opinions at all.
A
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
N
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
K
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Aphorisms, "Notebook E," aph. 91 (written 1765 --99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: "Aphorisms," "Notebook L," aph. 81 (written 1765-99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
N: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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