Georg Lichtenberg

1742 - 1799

A Quote by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg on indolence and misery

The greater part of human misery is caused by indolence.

Georg Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

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A Quote by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg on beauty, laws, nature, and pleasure

All mathematical laws which we find in Nature are always suspect to me, in spite of their beauty. They give me no pleasure. They are merely auxiliaries. At close range it is all not true.

Georg Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

Source: J P Stern Lichtenberg, 1959.

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