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Top 39 Immanuel Kant Quotes (PHILOSOPHER)

Top 10 Most Famous Immanuel Kant Quotes (BEST)

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.Pin
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.
We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.Pin
We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.Pin
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
I had to deny knowledge in order to make room for faith.Pin
I had to deny knowledge in order to make room for faith.
An action, to have moral worth, must be done from duty.Pin
An action, to have moral worth, must be done from duty.
How then is perfection to be sought? Wherein lies our hope? In education, and in nothing else.Pin
How then is perfection to be sought? Wherein lies our hope? In education, and in nothing else.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.Pin
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild…Pin
Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild…
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.Pin
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.Pin
Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.

4 Immanuel Kant Quotes on Happiness

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.Pin
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.Pin
Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.Pin
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.Pin
It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.

14 Wise Immanuel Kant Quotes Philosophy that will Make You Think (WISDOM)

Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.Pin
Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him.Pin
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him.
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.Pin
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.
Space and time are the framework within which the mind is constrained to construct its experience of reality.Pin
Space and time are the framework within which the mind is constrained to construct its experience of reality.
For peace to reign on Earth, humans must evolve into new beings who have learned to see the whole first.Pin
For peace to reign on Earth, humans must evolve into new beings who have learned to see the whole first.
Look closely. The beautiful may be small.Pin
Look closely. The beautiful may be small.
There is something splendid about innocence; but what is bad about it, in turn, is that it cannot protect itself very well and is easily seduced.Pin
There is something splendid about innocence; but what is bad about it, in turn, is that it cannot protect itself very well and is easily seduced.
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.Pin
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.Pin
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.Pin
Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.
Thrift is care and scruple in the spending of one’s means. It is not a virtue and it requires neither skill nor talent.Pin
Thrift is care and scruple in the spending of one’s means. It is not a virtue and it requires neither skill nor talent.
Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-imposed immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one’s understanding without guidance from another.Pin
Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-imposed immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one’s understanding without guidance from another.
All false art, all vain wisdom, lasts its time but finally destroys itself, and its highest culture is also the epoch of its decay.Pin
All false art, all vain wisdom, lasts its time but finally destroys itself, and its highest culture is also the epoch of its decay.
The humiliating difference between laymen and clergymen must disappear, and equality spring from true liberty.Pin
The humiliating difference between laymen and clergymen must disappear, and equality spring from true liberty.

11 Inspirational Immanuel Kant Quotes About Life

“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

Immanuel Kant
The busier we are, the more acutely we feel that we live, the more conscious we are of life.Pin
The busier we are, the more acutely we feel that we live, the more conscious we are of life.
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.Pin
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Dare to think... Dare to know! Have the courage to use your own intelligence!Pin
Dare to think… Dare to know! Have the courage to use your own intelligence!
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.Pin
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Only he who, himself enlightened, is not afraid of shadows.Pin
Only he who, himself enlightened, is not afraid of shadows.
The death of dogma is the birth of morality.Pin
The death of dogma is the birth of morality.
By a lie a man throws away and as it were annihilates his dignity as a man.Pin
By a lie a man throws away and as it were annihilates his dignity as a man.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.Pin
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Without man and his potential for moral progress, the whole of reality would be a mere wilderness, a thing in vain, and have no final purpose.Pin
Without man and his potential for moral progress, the whole of reality would be a mere wilderness, a thing in vain, and have no final purpose.
Have the courage to use your own reason - that is the motto of enlightenment.Pin
Have the courage to use your own reason – that is the motto of enlightenment.
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