Friday November 18th 2011

Thought for the Day

“No man ever made a great discovery
without the exercise of the imagination.”

~ George Henry Lewes
(1817-1878)



*George Henry Lewes

File:George Henry Lewes.jpg | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBorn: 18 April 1817 London, England
Died: 28 November 1878 (age 61) London, England

An English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He became part of the mid-Victorian ferment of ideas which encouraged discussion of Darwinism, positivism, and religious skepticism. However, he is perhaps best known today for having openly lived with George Eliot, a soul-mate whose life and writings were enriched by their friendship, although they were never married.

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