Quotation by G.C. Lichtenberg

It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742–1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook K," aph. 37, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).
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