Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quotes

What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones?

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

To many people virtue consists chiefly in repenting faults, not in avoiding them.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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