Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote

Microscopes should be invented for every kind of investigation and, where that is impossible, experiments should be conducted on a large scale. This is the only direct road to new discovery.


In: J.P Stern, Lichtenberg: A Doctrine of Scattered Occasions, Further Excerpts from Lichtenberg's Notebooks (p. 294)

Picture Quote 1

Microscopes should be invented for every kind of investigation and, where that is impossible, experiments should be conducted on a large scale. This...

Picture Quote 2

Microscopes should be invented for every kind of investigation and, where that is impossible, experiments should be conducted on a large scale. This...

Picture Quote 3

Microscopes should be invented for every kind of investigation and, where that is impossible, experiments should be conducted on a large scale. This...

Picture Quote 4

Microscopes should be invented for every kind of investigation and, where that is impossible, experiments should be conducted on a large scale. This...