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Gotthold Lessing Quotes

(1729-1781), German Dramatist, Critic

It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man. For it is not by the possession, but the search after truth that he enlarges his power, wherein alone consists his ever-increasing perfection.

Category: Effort

A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.

Category: Prayer