Immanuel Kant

1724 - 1804

A Quote by Immanuel Kant on freedom, god, immortality, purity, and reason

God, freedom, and immortality are untenable in the light of pure reason.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Critique of Pure Reason, 1781

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on humanity

Act so as to use humanity, yourself and others, always as an end and never as a means to an end.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by 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 (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on nature and reason

Human reason is by nature architectonic.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Critique of Pure Reason, 1781

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on fate, knowledge, nature, questions, and reason

Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Critique of Pure Reason, 1781

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on respect and wisdom

The inscrutable wisdom through which we exist is not less worthy of veneration in respect to what it denies us than in respect to what it has granted.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Critique of Practical Reason

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on animals, cruelty, feeling, heart, judgment, kindness, and men

If [man] is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practise kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on knowledge, life, organize, science, and wisdom

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on ethics, guilt, and laws

In law, a man is guilty when he violates the rights of another. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on beginning, ideas, intuition, and knowledge

All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Quoted in Hilbert's Foundations of Geometry.

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