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Martin Heidegger

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Biography - Martin Heidegger:

German philosopher.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1976
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

Why are there beings at all, and why not rather nothing? That is the question.
Martin Heidegger




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Warum ist überhaupt Seiendes und nicht vielmehr Nichts? Das ist die Frage.”
Martin Heidegger

French
Pourquoi y a-t-il quelque chose plutôt que rien ? Telle est la question.”
Martin Heidegger




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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark




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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
Confucius
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”
John Locke - Some Thoughts Concerning Education
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
Albert Camus - The Fall
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?”
Honore de Balzac
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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Martin Heidegger also said...


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Man is the shepherd of Being.”
Martin Heidegger
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.”
Martin Heidegger
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Science does not think and cannot think; indeed, that is what constitutes its chance, that which secures its own way of proceeding.”
Martin Heidegger
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Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.”
Martin Heidegger
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Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time.”
Martin Heidegger
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To dwell is to garden.”
Martin Heidegger
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