Alexander Humboldt

1769 - 1859

A Quote by Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt on happiness, life, nature, and unhappiness

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.

Alexander Humboldt (1769 - 1859)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt on destruction, evil, fate, freedom, and nature

Insight into universal nature provides an intellectual delight and sense of freedom that no blows of fate and no evil can destroy.

Alexander Humboldt (1769 - 1859)

Source: Statement, 1805

Contributed by: Zaady

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