Gottfried Leibniz Quotes

Gottfried Leibniz Quotes: Therefore, I have attacted [the problem of the catenary] which I had hitherto not attempted, and with my key [the differential calculus] happily opened its secret.Acta eruditorum
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Gottfried Leibniz Quote: God's relation to spirits is not like that of a craftsman to his work, but also like that of a prince to his subjects.
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Quotes about Gottfried Leibniz: One cannot explain words without making incursions into the sciences themselves, as is evident from dictionaries; and, conversely, one cannot present a science without at the same time defining its terms.
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Quote about Gottfried Leibniz: I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the created monad also, is subject to change, and indeed that this change is continual in each one.
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Gottfried Leibniz Sayings: But it is the knowledge of necessary and eternal truths which distinguishes us from mere animals, and gives us reason and the sciences, raising us to knowledge of ourselves and God. It is this in us which we call the rational soul or mind.
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Gottfried Leibniz Saying: All the different classes of beings which taken together make up the universe are, in the ideas of God who knows distinctly their essential gradations, only so many ordinates of a single curve so closely united that it would be impossible to place others between any two of them, since that would imply disorder and imperfection. Thus men are linked with the animals, these with the plants and these with the fossils which in turn merge with those bodies which our senses and our imagination represent to us as absolutely inanimate.
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Sayings about Gottfried Leibniz: There is no argument so cogent not only in demonstrating, the indestructibility of the soul, but also in showing that it always preserves in its nature traces of all its preceding states with a practical remembrance which can always be aroused. Since it has the consciousness of or knows in itself what each one calls his me. This renders it open to moral qualities, to chastisement and to recompense even after this life, for immortality without remembrance would be of no value.
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