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Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Quote of Johann Gottlieb Fichte - Upon the progress of knowledge the...


Biography - Johann Gottlieb Fichte:

German philosopher.
Born: 1762 - Died: 1814
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Upon the progress of knowledge the whole progress of the human race is immediately dependent: he who retards that, hinders this also.




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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.
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Quotes for: knowledge


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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
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Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
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Man is the future of man.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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The kind of philosophy one chooses thus depends on the kind of person one is.
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Do not be deceived by sophists and half philosophers; things do not appear to thee by means of any representatives. Of the thing that exists, and that can exist, thou art conscious immediately ; thou, thyself, art that of which thou art conscious. By a fundamental law of thy being thou art thus presented to thyself, and thrown out of thyself.
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Reason does not exist for the sake of life, but life for the sake of reason. An existence which does not of itself satisfy reason and solve all her doubts, cannot be the true one.
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Who am I? Subject and object in one — contemplating and contemplated, thinking and thought of. As both must I have become what I am.
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Of what I am, I know no more than that I am, but here no tie is necessary between subject and object. My own being is this tie, I am at once the subject knowing, and the object known of; and this reflection or return of the knowledge on itself is what I designate by the term I, if I have any determinate meaning.
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By mere burial man arrives not at bliss and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite.
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