Quotes by Adolph von Knigge

Freiherr Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwig Knigge was a German writer, Freemason, and a leading member of the Order of the Illuminati. Knigge was born in Bredenbeck in the Electorate of Hanover as a member of the lesser nobility. When he was barely eleven, his mother died, and when his father died three years later the teenager inherited a large debt.

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One should never forget, that society would rather be amused than instructed.

Media, TelevisionAdolph von Knigge
 
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Respect yourself, if you want others to respect you.

Self-ConfidenceAdolph von Knigge
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Without inspiration, which fills the soul with a healthy warmth, nothing great can ever be brought to pass.

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In many matters children - not ensnared by dogmatism, passion, or erudition - judge far truer than adults.

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