"The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we seem hardly able to attain to without passing through the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Georg C. Lichtenberg on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Georg C. Lichtenberg on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Georg C. Lichtenberg on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Georg C. Lichtenberg on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Georg C. Lichtenberg on Abraham Lincoln
"We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest."
"Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age."
"We cannot remember too often that when we observe nature, and especially the ordering of nature, it is always ourselves alone we are observing."
"I cannot say whether things will get better if we change what I can say is they must change if they are to get better."
"Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven."