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Soren Kierkegaard

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Biography - Soren Kierkegaard:

Danish philosopher.
Born: 1813 - Died: 1855
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

Quote

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Soren Kierkegaard




Translation  

Translation

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French
Les gens exigent la liberté d'expression pour compenser la liberté de pensée qu'ils préfèrent éviter.”
Soren Kierkegaard

German
Menschen fordern die Redefreiheit als Ausgleich für die Freiheit des Denkens, die sie selten nutzen.”
Soren Kierkegaard




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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
Voltaire
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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.”
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Article XI – The free communication of thoughts and of opinions is one of the most precious rights of man: any citizen thus may speak, write, print freely, except to respond to the abuse of this liberty, in the cases determined by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
George Orwell - Animal Farm
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Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four
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In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.”
Noam Chomsky
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Quotes about thought:



Quotes for: thought

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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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Quotes about freedom:



Quotes for: freedom

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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.”
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It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”
Soren Kierkegaard - Journals
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Don't forget to love yourself.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
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A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.”
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