Everything is relative

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Carl Linnaeus, the famous Swedish botanist:

“With the exception of Shakespeare and Spinoza, I know no one among the no longer living who has influenced me more strongly.”


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  1. Well that’s very impressive. Goethe is quite famous, isn’t he? More so on the continent though; I have even heard some of the English pronounce his name “Go-eth”.

    I think you could tag him as a “Fellow Collegiant”, Bento.

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