Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote

There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training a sheep for draught purposes.


The Reflections of Lichtenberg (ed. 1908)

Picture Quote 1

There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training...

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There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training...

Picture Quote 3

There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training...

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There is something in the character of every man which cannot be broken in--the skeleton of his character; and to try to alter this is like training...