Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote

It is a dangerous thing for the perfecting of our minds to gain applause by works that do not call forth the whole of our energies; for in that case one generally comes to a standstill.


The Reflections of Lichtenberg (ed. 1908)

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It is a dangerous thing for the perfecting of our minds to gain applause by works that do not call forth the whole of our energies; for in that case...

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It is a dangerous thing for the perfecting of our minds to gain applause by works that do not call forth the whole of our energies; for in that case...

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It is a dangerous thing for the perfecting of our minds to gain applause by works that do not call forth the whole of our energies; for in that case...

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It is a dangerous thing for the perfecting of our minds to gain applause by works that do not call forth the whole of our energies; for in that case...