More From Georg C. Lichtenberg
- "The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing."
- "It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories."
- "Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them."
More In Age
- "It’s not the normal way to look at things but I experienced death at a really young age and because of that it’s been part of my mental landscape that death is really very possible."― Cate Blanchett
- "I couldn’t be happier that President Bush has stood up for having served in the National Guard, because I can finally put an end to all those who questioned my motives for enlisting in the Army Reserve at the height of the Vietnam War."― Larry David
- "Every age yearns for a more beautiful world. The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present, the more intense that yearning."― Johan Huizinga