Great Thinkers by Quotation

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QuotationThinkerNationality
'The ego is not master in its own house'Austrian
'No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth'English
'Till women are more rationally educated, the progress in human virtue and improvement in knowledge must receive continual checks'English
'The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy'Algerian-French
'In the long run we are all dead'English
'Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace'German
'I think, therefore I am'French
'It is far safer to be feared than loved if you cannot be both'Italian
'Whatever can be proved to be good, must be so by being shown to be a means to something admitted to be good without proof'English
'Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains'French
QuotationThinkerNationality
'A man must always live by his work, and his wages must at least be sufficient to maintain him'Scottish
'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors'Irish
'I feel most deeply that this whole question of creation is too profound for human intellect'English
'Man...hath by nature a power...to preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate'English
'I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with senses, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use'Italian
'And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you'German
'...the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'English
'History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends'German
'...my country is the world and my religion is to do good'English
'If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him'French

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