Georges-louis Leclerc Quotes

Georges-louis Leclerc Quotes: In general, the more one augments the number of divisions of the productions of nature, the more one approaches the truth, since in nature only individuals exist, while genera, orders, and classes only exist in our imagination.
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Georges-louis Leclerc Quote: The sublime can only be found in the great subjects. Poetry, history and philosophy all have the same object, and a very great object-Man and Nature. Philosophy describes and depicts Nature. Poetry paints and embellishes it. It also paints men, it aggrandizes them, it exaggerates them, it creates heroes and gods. History only depicts man, and paints him such as he is.
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Quotes about Georges-louis Leclerc: The discoveries that one can make with the microscope amount to very little, for one sees with the mind's eye and without the microscope the real existence of all these little beings.
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Quote about Georges-louis Leclerc: The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but rejects the bondage of domesticity.
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Georges-louis Leclerc Sayings: Let us investigate more closely this property common to animal and plant, this power of producing its likeness, this chain of successive existences of individuals, which constitutes the real existence of the species.
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