George Louis Leclerc de Buffon

1707 - 1788

A Quote by George Louis Leclerc de Buffon on style

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Style is the man himself.

George Louis Leclerc de Buffon (1707 - 1788)

Source: Discours sur le Style

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A Quote by George Louis Leclerc de Buffon on experience, meditation, and mind

The human mind cannot create anything. It produces nothing until after having been fertilized by experience and meditation; its acquisitions are the germs of its production.

George Louis Leclerc de Buffon (1707 - 1788)

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A Quote by George Louis Leclerc de Buffon on genius and patience

Genius is only a great aptitude for patience.

George Louis Leclerc de Buffon (1707 - 1788)

Source: Voyage á Montbard

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A Quote by George Louis Leclerc de Buffon on genius, god, and patience

Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.

George Louis Leclerc de Buffon (1707 - 1788)

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