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66Four quotes by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg99

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1 July 1742 - 24 February 1799) was a German scientist, satirist and Anglophile. As a scientist, he was the first to hold a professorship explicitly dedicated to experimental physics in Germany. Today, he is remembered for his posthumous notebooks, which he himself called Sudelbuecher, a description modeled on the English bookkeeping term 'waste books', and for his discovery of the strange treelike patterns now called Lichtenberg figures.

66A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.99 [+]

66He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage: he won't encounter many rivals.99 [+]

66In each of us there is a little of all of us.99 [+]

66There are very many people who read simply to prevent themselves from thinking.99 [+]

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