Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote

The most heated defenders of a science, who cannot endure the slightest sneer at it, are commonly those who have not made very much progress in it and are secretly aware of this defect.


F 8 - Aphorisms (1765-1799) - Notebook F (1776-1779)

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The most heated defenders of a science, who cannot endure the slightest sneer at it, are commonly those who have not made very much progress in it...

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The most heated defenders of a science, who cannot endure the slightest sneer at it, are commonly those who have not made very much progress in it...

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The most heated defenders of a science, who cannot endure the slightest sneer at it, are commonly those who have not made very much progress in it...

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The most heated defenders of a science, who cannot endure the slightest sneer at it, are commonly those who have not made very much progress in it...