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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

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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
Gottfried Leibniz




Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Latin)


German
Die Freude, die uns die Musik macht, beruht auf unbewusstem Zählen.”
Gottfried Leibniz

French
La musique est un exercice caché d'arithmétique, l'esprit n'ayant pas conscience qu'il est en train de compter.”
Gottfried Leibniz

Latin
Musica est exercitium arithmeticae occultum
nescientis se numerare animi”





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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Music before all else.”
Paul Verlaine - Art Poétique
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Architecture in general is frozen music.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare
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If music be the food of love, play on.”
William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
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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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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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