The Moon pp 105-112 | Cite as

Opinions About Living Beings on the Moon and on the Planets [151]

  • Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt
Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)


It is not curiosity alone that encourages man to wander beyond the limits of knowledge; restless, and never fully satisfied in his search for knowledge, is not enough to look at countless miracles of the earth, not the immeasurable wealth and the beauty of the forms and colors that glorify this world, not the understanding of great natural laws which finally follow him has become part of the vain efforts of many centuries.

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  • Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt
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  1. 1.AthensGreece

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