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Biography - Immanuel Kant:

German philosopher.
Born: 1724 - Died: 1804
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Deux choses remplissent le cœur d'une admiration et d'une vénération toujours nouvelles et toujours croissantes, à mesure que la réflexion s'y attache et s'y applique : le ciel étoilé au-dessus de moi et la loi morale en moi.

German
Zwei Dinge erfüllen das Gemüt mit immer neuer und zunehmender Bewunderung und Ehrfurcht, je öfter und anhaltender sich das Nachdenken damit beschäftigt: Der bestirnte Himmel über mir und das moralische Gesetz in mir.




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Quotes for: heaven


Quotes

Quotes about heaven:


There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.





I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.





No man has received from nature the right to command others. Liberty is a gift from heaven.





Look up to the sky. You'll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.





My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.











Quotes for: stars


Quotes

Quotes about stars:


The stars of your destiny are in your heart.





To the stars through difficulty.
  





The time has come to light the stars again.





He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.





Men at some time are masters of their fates;
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.






I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.











Quotes for: morality


Quotes

Quotes for: morality


We have need of morality only for want of love.





Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.





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.






Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.





It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.





Among moral qualities, true virtue alone is sublime.











Quotes

Immanuel Kant also said...


Have courage to use your own reason!





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.





Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.





Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.





That is sublime in comparison with which everything else is small.












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