My Favorite Quotes
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 Georg Christoph - “Probably no invention came more easily to man than Heaven”
 Georg Christoph - “One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.”
 Georg Christoph - “Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones.”
 Georg Christoph - “The highest point to which a weak but experienced mind can rise is detecting the weakness of better men”
 Georg Christoph - “It is not the force of his mind, but the force of wind that has carried that man so far.”
 Georg Christoph - “It is as though our languages were in state of confusion when we want an idea they bring us a word, when we require a word they bring us a dash, and when we expected a dash there stands an obscenity.”
 Georg Christoph - “I have so often seen how people come by the name of genius - in the same way, that is, as certain insects come by the name of millipede, not because they have that number of feet, but because most people won't count up to fourteen.”
 Georg Christoph - “It is we who are the measure of what is strange and miraculous if we sought a universal measure the strange and miraculous would not occur and all things would be equal.”
 Georg Christoph - “If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve”
 Georg Christoph - “Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.”
 Georg Christoph - “To be content with life - or to live merrily, rather -all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow.”
 Georg Christoph - “Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense”
 Georg Christoph - “With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.”
 Georg Christoph - “Ambition and suspicion always go together.”