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Wilhelm von Humboldt

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Biography - Wilhelm von Humboldt:

Born: 1767 - Died: 1835
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.
Wilhelm von Humboldt




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La vision du monde la plus dangereuse est celle de ceux qui n'ont jamais vu le monde.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt

German
Die gefährlichste aller Weltanschauungen ist die der Leute, welche die Welt nie angeschaut haben.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt




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True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body the two are ever united.”
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I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.”
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Coercion may prevent many transgressions but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.”
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However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.”
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