18th-century Publisher Quotes
And less is often more, as Lessing's Prince teaches us.
Christoph Martin Wieland
The whole of religion has been one uniform curse to the human race...
Of all animals, the outward form of the Lion is the most striking ; his look is bold and confident; his gait proud; and his voice terrible ; and from his great strength and agility, is usually styled the king of beasts.
There is no study which requires more continuous and undisturbed attention than the study of complicated statistical problems.
Georg Joachim Göschen
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Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon