Immanuel Kant Quotes

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.

Immanuel Kant

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

Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild.

Immanuel Kant

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness

Immanuel Kant

Fallacious and misleading arguments are most easily detected if set out in correct syllogistic form

Immanuel Kant

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.

Immanuel Kant

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

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

Immanuel Kant

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

Immanuel Kant

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.

Immanuel Kant

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.

Immanuel Kant

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.

Immanuel Kant

Suicide is not abominable because God prohibits it; God prohibits it because it is abominable.

Immanuel Kant

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.

Immanuel Kant
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