This is Georg Christoph Lichtenberg* fooling around. He wrote in one of his sudel bücher (waste books): There are people who believe everything is sane and sensible that is done with a solemn face. This section is dedicated to Lichtenbderg and other who are prepared to indulge in precious nonsense: Strountes

 

 

* He was born 1742 in Ober-Ramstadt, Germany, died 1799 in Göttingen. He was a German physicist, aphorist, philosopher and satirical writer.