Quotes from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was a German mathematician and philosopher. He was born on this day, July 1 in the year 1646 in of the city Leipzig and died on November 14, 1716 at the age of 70.

Here are some quotes that can inspire us today.

Quotes from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Quote about happiness from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz *Background Photo courtesy of pixabay.com

“To love is to be delighted by the happiness of someone, or to experience pleasure upon the happiness of another.”

“The greatness of a life can only be estimated by the multitude of its actions. We should not count the years, it is our actions which constitute our life.”

“The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future.”

“It is necessary to believe that the mixture of evil has produced the greatest possible good: otherwise the evil would not have been permitted.”

“God, possessing supreme and infinite wisdom, acts in the most perfect manner, not only metaphysically, but also morally speaking, and … with respect to ourselves, we can say that the more enlightened and informed we are about God’s works, the more we will be disposed to find them excellent and in complete conformity with what we might have desired.”

“I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity.”

“Nihil est sine ratione. There is nothing without a reason.”

“The most perfect society is that whose purpose is the universal and supreme happiness.”

“The words ‘Here you can find perfect peace’ can be written only over the gates of a cemetery.”

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