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We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. IMMANUEL KANT

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy IMMANUEL KANT

Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. IMMANUEL KANT

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.' IMMANUEL KANT
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Give me matter, and I will construct a world out of it! IMMANUEL KANT
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So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. IMMANUEL KANT

By a lie, a man...annihilates his dignity as a man. IMMANUEL KANT

To be is to do. IMMANUEL KANT
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From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. IMMANUEL KANT

There is, therefore, only one categorical imperative. It is: Act only according to that maxim by which you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law. IMMANUEL KANT
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Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law. IMMANUEL KANT

Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved. IMMANUEL KANT

Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law. IMMANUEL KANT

But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience. IMMANUEL KANT

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. IMMANUEL KANT

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. IMMANUEL KANT

Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness. IMMANUEL KANT

Suicide is not abominable because God prohibits it; God prohibits it because it is abominable. IMMANUEL KANT

If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on. IMMANUEL KANT

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play. IMMANUEL KANT

It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably. IMMANUEL KANT

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy. IMMANUEL KANT

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. IMMANUEL KANT

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason. IMMANUEL KANT

Two things fill me with constantly increasing admiration and awe, the longer and more earnestly I reflect on them: the starry heavens without and the moral law within. IMMANUEL KANT

Ours is an age of criticism, to which everything must be subjected. The sacredness of religion, and the authority of legislation, are by many regarded as grounds for exemption from the examination by this tribunal, But, if they are exempted, and cannot lay claim to sincere respect, which reason accords only to that which has stood the test of a free and public examination. IMMANUEL KANT

Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's mind without another's guidance. Sapere Aude! Dare to Know! Have the courage to use your own understanding is therefore the motto of the Enlightenment. IMMANUEL KANT

What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope? IMMANUEL KANT
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Out of the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing can ever be made. IMMANUEL KANT

Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge. IMMANUEL KANT


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Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. IMMANUEL KANT

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason. IMMANUEL KANT

Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason. IMMANUEL KANT

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. IMMANUEL KANT

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It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy IMMANUEL KANT

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. IMMANUEL KANT

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy. IMMANUEL KANT

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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. IMMANUEL KANT

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law. IMMANUEL KANT

Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. IMMANUEL KANT
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Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law. IMMANUEL KANT

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. IMMANUEL KANT

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law. IMMANUEL KANT

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But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience. IMMANUEL KANT

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play. IMMANUEL KANT

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience. IMMANUEL KANT

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The history of the human race, viewed as a whole, may be regarded as the realization of a hidden plan of nature to bring about a political constitution, internally, and for this purpose, also externally perfect, as the only state in which all the capacities implanted by her in mankind can be fully developed. IMMANUEL KANT

All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope? IMMANUEL KANT

Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason. IMMANUEL KANT

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. IMMANUEL KANT



Two things fill the heart with renewed and increasing awe and reverence the more often and the more steadily that they are meditated on: the starry skies above me and the moral law inside me. IMMANUEL KANT

All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us. IMMANUEL KANT

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck. IMMANUEL KANT
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May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law. IMMANUEL KANT

Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end. IMMANUEL KANT
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By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man. IMMANUEL KANT

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

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience. IMMANUEL KANT

Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. IMMANUEL KANT
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The schematicism by which our understanding deals with the phenomenal world ... is a skill so deeply hidden in the human soul that we shall hardly guess the secret trick that Nature here employs. IMMANUEL KANT

From the crooked timber of humanity, a straight board cannot be hewn. IMMANUEL KANT


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