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Immanuel Kant

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Biography - Immanuel Kant:

German philosopher.
Born: 1724 - Died: 1804
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany
Source: Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?

Quote

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'immaturité est l'incapacité d'utiliser sa propre intelligence sans le concours d'autrui.”
Emmanuel Kant - Qu'est-ce que les Lumières ?

German
Unmündigkeit ist das Unvermögen, sich seines Verstandes ohne Leitung eines anderen zu bedienen.”
Immanuel Kant - Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung?




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Quotes

Quotes about intelligence:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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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.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.”
Emanuel Swedenborg
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Quotes about others:



Quotes for: others

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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Immanuel Kant also said...


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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.”
Immanuel Kant - Critique of Pure Reason
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The harmony that holds between truths is like the harmony in a painting.”
Immanuel Kant
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What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?”
Immanuel Kant
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