Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, 1707 - 1788
Portrait by François-Hubert Drouais (Ca. 1770)
Born: 7 September 1707, Montbard, Côte-d'Or, France
Died: 16 April 1788, Paris, France
Biography from Wikipedia
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- Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience. permalink
quoted by Hérault de Séchelles in Voyage à Montbar (1803)
- Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius. permalink
- The human mind cannot create anything. It produces nothing until after having been fertilized by experience and meditation; its acquisitions are the gems of its production. permalink
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