Great Thinkers by Quotation

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'No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth'English
'The ego is not master in its own house'Austrian
'And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you'German
'Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace'German
'Man...hath by nature a preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate'English
' country is the world and my religion is to do good'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
'...the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'English
'In the long run we are all dead'English
'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
'The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy'Algerian-French
'I feel most deeply that this whole question of creation is too profound for human intellect'English
'History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends'German
'A man must always live by his work, and his wages must at least be sufficient to maintain him'Scottish
'If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him'French
'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors'Irish
'Till women are more rationally educated, the progress in human virtue and improvement in knowledge must receive continual checks'English

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