George Henry Lewes

1817 - 1878

A Quote by George Henry Lewes on action and grief

The only cure for grief is action.

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

Source: The Spanish Drama.

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A Quote by George Henry Lewes on beauty, genius, and growth

Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

Source: Spanish Drama

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A Quote by George Henry Lewes on experience and science

Science is the systematic classification of experience.

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

Source: Five Thousand Quotations for all Occasions, by Lewis C. Henry, 1945.

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A Quote by George Henry Lewes on education, philosophy, and principles

The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

Source: The Biographical History of Philosophy.

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A Quote by George Henry Lewes on assumptions and proof

We must never assume that which is incapable of proof.

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

Source: Physiology of Common Life.

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