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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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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

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The enlightenment of understanding makes man smarter, but not better.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Die Aufklärung des Verstands macht zwar klüger, aber nicht besser.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

French
L'éveil de l'entendement rend l'homme plus intelligent, mais ne le rend pas meilleur.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel




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The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.”
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Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.”
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth

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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery




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Quotes about intelligence:



Quotes for: intelligence

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.”
Emanuel Swedenborg
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Quotes for: Prudence:



Quotes for: Prudence

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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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The cautious seldom err.”
Confucius
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel also said...


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The Owl of Minerva begins her flight only at the coming of twilight.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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Man is nothing but the series of his acts.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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