Georg Lichtenberg

1742 - 1799

A Quote by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg on people and understanding

I have often noticed that when people come to understand a mathematical proposition in some other way than that of the ordinary demonstration, they promptly say, "Oh, I see. That's how it must be." This is a sign that they explain it to themselves from within their own system.

Georg Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

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A Quote by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg on genius and ideas

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

Georg Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

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