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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.
With the majority of people unbelief in one thing is founded on the blind belief in another.

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.
With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.
What most clearly characterizes true freedom and its true employment is its misemployment.
With a pen in my hand I have successfully stormed bulwarks from which others armed with sword and excommunication have been repulsed.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: "Aphorisms," "Notebook E," aph. 49 (written 1765 --99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
A: Aphorisms, "Notebook H," aph. 23 (written 1765 --99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
N: "Aphorisms," "Notebook L," aph. 49 (written 1765-99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).
K: "Aphorisms," "Notebook E," aph. 76 (written 1765 --99; tr. by R. J. Hollingdale, 1990).

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