Konrad von Gesner Quotes (1 quote)
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”
Earliest attribution found in: The Pleasures of Life, Part II (1889) by Sir John Lubbock
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
―Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), 1943
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsKonrad von Gesner
Born: March 26, 1516
Died: December 13, 1565 (aged 49)
Bio: Conrad Gesner was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. His five-volume Historiae animalium is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria is named after him. He is denoted by the author abbreviation Gesner when citing a botanical name.