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Immanuel Kant

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Biography - Immanuel Kant:

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

Quote

The beautiful is the symbol of the morally good.
Immanuel Kant




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Translation

(French, German)


French
Le beau est le symbole du bien moral.”
Emmanuel Kant

German
Das Schöne ist das Symbol des Sittlich-Guten.”
Immanuel Kant




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Quotes about beauty:



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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Quotes for: good

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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
Abbé Pierre
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Quotes for: morality:



Quotes for: morality

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We have need of morality only for want of love.”
André Comte-Sponville
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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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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.”

Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Politics have no relation to morals.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Fear is the mother of morality.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes for: symbol:



Quotes for: symbol

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Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent.”
Isidore of Seville
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Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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Ego is a social institution with no physical reality. The ego is simply your symbol of yourself. Just as the word "water" is a noise that symbolizes a certain liquid without being it, so too the idea of ego symbolizes the role you play, who you are, but it is not the same as your living organism.”
Alan Watts
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Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.”
Simone Weil
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Immanuel Kant also said...


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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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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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Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.”
Immanuel Kant - Critique of Pure Reason
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