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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

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



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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.”
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:



Quotes for: intelligence

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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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 - Quotation of uncertain origin
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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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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Immanuel Kant also said...


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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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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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It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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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.”
Immanuel Kant
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Among moral qualities, true virtue alone is sublime.”
Immanuel Kant
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