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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Quotes
Brief author info: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781) German playwright, aesthetician, critic.
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The lion is ashamed, it's true, when he Hunts with the fox:-of foxes, not of guile.
It's easier to swoon in pious dreams Than do good actions.
We moderns do not believe in demigods, but our smallest hero we expect to feel and act as a demigod.
The searcher's eye Not seldom finds more than he wished to find.
Who cannot resolve upon a moment's notice To live his own life, he forever lives A slave to others.
The superstition in which we grew up, Though we may recognize it, does not lose Its power over us.-Not all are free Who make mock of their chains.
Better counsel comes overnight.
To look forward to pleasure is also a pleasure.
A single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone.
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