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Biography - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

German philosopher.
Born: 1770 - Died: 1831
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Die Weltgeschichte ist der Fortschritt im Bewusstsein der Freiheit.

French
L'histoire universelle est le progrès dans la conscience de la liberté.




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Quotes for: freedom


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Quotes about freedom:


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





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."





There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.





This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.











Quotes for: History


Quotes

Quotes about history:


What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.





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.





What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.





If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.











Quotes for: progress


Quotes

Quotes for: progress


A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.





To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.





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.





Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.





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.





A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.











Quotes

Quotes for: consciousness


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.





It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.





Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.





Consciousness is a link between what was and what will be; a bridge between the past and the future.





The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.











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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel also said...


The Owl of Minerva begins her flight only at the coming of twilight.





What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.





Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.





Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.





Man is nothing but the series of his acts.












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