#philosophy

All wishes, all aspirations, all hopes, all fears, all doubts, all determinations grow stronger and stronger precisely

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I do not want to believe it although it is palpable: the great majority of people lack an intellectual conscience… I mean:

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Wherever there are politics or economics no morality exists.

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Reality is infinitely diverse, compared with even the subtlest conclusions of abstract thought, and does not allow of

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Since the state must necessarily provide subsistence for the criminal poor while undergoing punishment, not to do the same

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The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.

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Of all evils of war the greatest is the purely spiritual evil: the hatred, the injustice, the repudiation of truth,

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Just as no bodily pleasure at all can gladden the mind of one whose body is engulfed in flames, so too those full of

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They have no right to speak for freedom, who recognize freedom only for themselves and their friends.

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To achieve great things, we must be self-confined: mastery is revealed in limitation.

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Personal independence is a virtue and it is the soul out of which comes the sturdiest manhood. But there can be no

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What we call imagination, which we value so highly in great poets — is, essentially, unbridled, loose, or if you will,

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When the Way relies on little accomplishments and words rely on vain show, then we have the rights and wrongs of the

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Ever since the beginning all have learned according to Homer…

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One recognizes one’s course by discovering the paths that stray from it.

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If anyone conceives that he is loved by another, and believes that he has given no cause for such love, he will love that

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If you live in harmony with nature you will never be poor; if you live according what others think, you will never be rich.

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Decolonization implies the urgent need to thoroughly challenge the colonial situation. Its definition can, if we want

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Read your fate, see what is before you, and walk on into futurity.

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In the face of the impossible … they submit themselves at once. The impossible – meaning the stone wall? Which stone wall? Well,...

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Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen.

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I do believe that it was the right thing for me to come here [to Norway]… I can’t imagine that I could have worked anywhere as

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For some reason men have imagined that love for oneself is more natural and comprehensible than love for another. Why? Love

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Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem.

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