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Gottfried Leibniz

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Biography - Gottfried Leibniz:

German polymath and philosopher.
Born: 1646 - Died: 1716
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

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.




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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
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Nature does not make jumps.
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To love is to find pleasure in the happiness of others.
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The present is big with the future; the future could be read in the past; the distant is expressed in the near.
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Everything that is possible demands to exist.
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So far we have just spoken as simple physicists; now we must rise to metaphysics, by making use of the great principle, little used, commonly, that nothing takes place without sufficient reason, that is, that nothing happens without it being possible for someone who knows enough things to give a reason sufficient to determine why it is so and not otherwise.
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