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 Gottfried Leibniz - “This is why the ultimate reason of things must lie in a necessary substance, in which the differentiation of the changes only exists eminently as in their source and this is what we call God.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “The ultimate reason of things must lie in a necessary substance, in which the differentiation of the changes only exists eminently as in their source and this is what we call God.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “It is a good thing to proceed in order and to establish propositions. This is the way to gain ground and to progress with certainty.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “It follows from what we have just said, that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle, since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “I maintain also that substances, whether material or immaterial, cannot be conceived in their bare essence without any activity, activity being of the essence of substance in general.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the created monad also, is subject to change, and indeed that this change is continual in each one.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “But in simple substances the influence of one monad over another is ideal only.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “And as every state of a simple substance is a natural consequence of its preceding state, so that the present state of it is big with the future.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “There are also two kinds of truths truth of reasoning and truths of fact. Truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible those of fact are contingent and their opposite is possible.”
 Wilhelm Leibniz - “There are two kinds of truths those of reasoning and those of fact. The truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible the truths of fact are contingent and their opposites are possible.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “Now where there are no parts, there neither extension, nor shape, nor divisibility is possible. And these monads are the true atoms of nature and, in a word, the elements of things.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either a priori by conceiving its cause or reason, or a posteriori when experience teaches us that it is in fact in nature.”
 Wilhelm Leibniz - “Music is a secret and unconscious mathematical problem of the soul.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.”
 Wilhelm Leibniz - “Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.”
 Wilhelm Leibniz - “A great doctor kills more people than a great general.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “For since it is impossible for a created monad to have a physical influence on the inner nature of another, this is the only way in which one can be dependent on another.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “It can have its effect only through the intervention of God, inasmuch as in the ideas of God a monad rightly demands that God, in regulating the rest from the beginning of things, should have regard to itself.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “There is no way in which a simple substance could begin in the course of nature, since it cannot be formed by means of compounding.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis, that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths until the primary ones are reached.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “It is this way that in mathematics speculative theorems and practical canons are reduced by analysis to definitions, axioms and postulates.”
 Gottfried Leibniz - “Indeed every monad must be different from every other. For there are never in nature two beings, which are precisely alike, and in which it is not possible to find some difference which is internal, or based on some intrinsic quality.”

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