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Gottfried Leibniz

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Biography - Gottfried Leibniz:

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

Nature does not make jumps.



(French, German, Latin)

La Nature ne fait pas de saut.

Die Natur macht keine Sprünge.

Natura non facit saltus.

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Quotes for: nature


Quotes about nature:

Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.

Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.

Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.


Gottfried Leibniz also said...

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

To love is to find pleasure in the happiness of others.

The present is big with the future; the future could be read in the past; the distant is expressed in the near.

Everything is ordered in things once and for all, with as much order and agreement as possible.

Everything that is possible demands to exist.

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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