Quotation by G.C. Lichtenberg

It is said that truth comes from the mouths of fools and children: I wish every good mind which feels an inclination for satire would reflect that the finest satirist always has something of both in him.
G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742–1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook J," aph. 157, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).
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