Immanuel Kant Quotes


39 Immanuel Kant quotes:



"May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law."
"A categorical imperative would be one which represented an action as objectively necessary in itself, without reference to any other purpose."
"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."
"Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild"
Author: Kant Quotes Category: Discipline Quotes
"It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
Author: Kant Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Intuition Quotes
"It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy."
"So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world."
"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."
"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."
"Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play."
"Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck."
Author: Kant Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Metaphysics Quotes
"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe - the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."
"Ingratitude is the essence of vileness."
"Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another."
Author: Kant Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Guidance Quotes
"Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me."



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