Cesare Lombroso - Quotes

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The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand. ---->>>

Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics. ---->>>

Genius is one of the many forms of insanity. ---->>>

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses. ---->>>

Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, 'God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.' ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: November 18, 1835
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Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Psychologist
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Cesare Lombroso (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtʃeːzare lomˈbroːzo; -oːso]; born Ezechia Marco Lombroso; 6 November 1835 – 19 October 1909), was an Italian criminologist and physician, founder of the Italian School of Positivist Criminology, often referred to as the father of criminology. Lombroso rejected the established classical school, which held that crime was a characteristic trait of human nature (wikipedia)