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Friedrich Schiller

Quote of Friedrich Schiller - The dignity of mankind is in...


Biography - Friedrich Schiller:

German poet and philosopher.
Born: 1759 - Died: 1805
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany
Source: The Artists

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The dignity of mankind is in your hands; protect it!
It sinks with you! With you it will ascend.

Friedrich Schiller - The Artists




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La dignité de l'homme est remise entre vos mains. Gardez-là.
Elle tombe avec vous, avec vous elle s'élèvera !”

Friedrich Schiller - Les artistes

German
Der Menscheit Würde ist in Eure Hand gegeben, bewahret Sie!
Sie sinkt mit euch! Mit euch wird sie sich heben!”

Friedrich Schiller - Die Künstler




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Quotes about human nature:


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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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I am human, and I think that nothing of that which is human is alien to me.”
Publius Terentius Afer - Heautontimoroumenos
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Morals and Legislation
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Why should the law refuse its protection to any sensitive being? The time will come when humanity will extend its mantle over everything which breathes.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Penal Law
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Quotes for: Dignity:


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All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.”

Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Friedrich Schiller also said...


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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Simplicity is the result of maturity.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.”
Friedrich Schiller
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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