Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quotes and Quotations
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything; one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Too much is unwholesome.
God creates the animals, man creates himself.
It is too bad if you have to do everything upon reflection and can't do anything from early habit.
Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times-and this is the worst of all-before we have new ones.
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.
The fly that doesn't want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter.