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Biography - Immanuel Kant:

German philosopher.
Born: 1724 - Died: 1804
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.



Note 

Note




Source: Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?

Universität Bielefeld - Berlinische Monatsschrift, 1784 (de) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'immaturité est l'incapacité d'utiliser sa propre intelligence sans le concours d'autrui.

German
Unmündigkeit ist das Unvermögen, sich seines Verstandes ohne Leitung eines anderen zu bedienen.




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Quotes about intelligence:


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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.





To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.











Quotes for: others


Quotes

Quotes about others:


To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.





Let the other side be heard as well.
Seneca  





Whoever is happy will make others happy too.











Quotes

Immanuel Kant also said...


Have courage to use your own reason!





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.





Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.





Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.





That is sublime in comparison with which everything else is small.












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