The best Quotes by Immanuel Kant

The best Quotes by Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers. Born in Königsberg, Kant's comprehensive and systematic works in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics have made him one of the most influential figures in modern Western philosophy.

The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.
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By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
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Quotes about Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant was a real pissant who was very rarely stable
Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy beggar who could think you under the table
David Hume could outconsume Schopenhauer and Hegel
And Wittgenstein was a beery swine who was just as schlossed as Schlegel
There's nothing Nietzsche couldn't teach ya 'bout the raisin' of the wrist
Socrates himself was permanently pissed
And John Stuart Mill, of his own free will, on a half a pint of shandy was particularly ill
Plato, they say, could stick it away; half a pint of whiskey, every day
Aristotle, Aristotle was a bugger for the bottle
Hobbes was fond of his dram
And Rene Descartes was a drunken fart: "I drink, therefore I am."
Yes, Socrates himself is particularly missed -
A lovely little thinker but a bugger when he's pissed.

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I've got two legs, from my hips to the ground
And when I move them, they walk around
And when I lift them, they climb the stairs
And when I shave them, they ain't got hairs.
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
There's no death for those who don't fear it.
Death is so close, always, a breath away, so perhaps it was wise to introduce children to that concept at an early age.
Those that we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.
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You are going to lose people in your life.
And I realize that no matter how much you spent with them,
or how much you appreciated them and told them so,
it will never seem like it was enough.
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It is not that we are not sad for his passing. But in celebrating life, he shall remain with us forever. What better way to strengthen the bonds of the family that remains, than celebrating all who came before?
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If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.
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Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
The bigger the lie, the more people believe in it.
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Matthew - 7,12
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In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
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Brom: "Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe."
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Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.
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We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
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True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you're the one wo is smiling and everyone else is crying.
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For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
For when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.
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Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.
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To write a loveletter, you have to start without knowing what you're gonna write and end without knowing what you wrote.
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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
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