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Georg C. Lichtenberg Quotes

If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Nothing contributes more to a person's peace of mind than having no opinions at all.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Sometimes men come by the name of genius in the same way that certain insects come by the name of centipede - not because they have a hundred feet, but because most people can't count above fourteen.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

The grave is still the best shelter against the storms of destiny.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

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