gotthold ephraim lessing quotes

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A single thankful thought towards heaven is the most perfect of all prayers.
The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
What education is to the individual man, revelation is to the human race. Education is revelation coming to the individual man, an ...
Oh Doris Lessing, my dear--your Anna is wrong about orgasms. They are no proof of love--any more than that other Anna's fall under ...
It is the business of thought to define things, to find the boundaries; thought, indeed, is a ceaseless process of definition. It ...
The fancy that extraterrestrial life is by definition of a higher order than our own is one that soothes all children, and many wr ...
What lies behind facts like these: that so recently one could not have said Scott was not perfect without earning at least sorrowf ...
It seems to me that we do not know nearly enough about ourselves; that we do not often enough wonder if our lives, or some events ...
War. Fighting. Men ... every man in the whole realm is in the army.... Every man in uniform ... An economy entirely geared to war ...
So that this beautiful realm of hers was held in her mind extended, or lengthened: it had been finite, bounded, known utterly and ...
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