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Nikolai Berdyaev

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Biography - Nikolai Berdyaev:

Russian political and Christian religious philosopher.
Born: 1874 - Died: 1948
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Ukraine
Ukraine

Quote

Freedom has been wholly interpreted as a right, as a thing which people are entitled to claim, whereas what it really is above all is an obligation and a duty.
Nikolai Berdyaev




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La liberté a toujours été comprise comme un droit, comme une chose que l’on peut revendiquer, alors qu'elle est avant tout un devoir.”
Nicolas Berdiaev

German
Freiheit wurde ausschließlich als Recht und Anspruch der Menschen verstanden, während sie vor allem Verpflichtung ist.”
Nikolai Alexandrowitsch Berdjajew




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See also...



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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy

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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw




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