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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

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





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 !


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





See also 

See also...



It is by playing the man, or the woman well that one helps humanity to exist. And it is necessary: it needs you just as you need it!




Quotes for: Human nature


Quotes

Quotes about human nature:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





I am human, and I think that nothing of that which is human is alien to me.





Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.





Be humanity evermore our goal.





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.











Quotes for: Dignity


Quotes

Quotes for: Dignity


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.






The sum of behaviour is to retain a man's dignity without intruding upon the liberty of others.







Quotes

Friedrich Schiller also said...


The stars of your destiny are in your heart.





It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.





Simplicity is the result of maturity.





Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.





My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.





Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.












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