History Quiz / Great Thinkers by Quotation

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Can you name the great thinkers by their 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
'Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains'French
'...the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'English
'A man must always live by his work, and his wages must at least be sufficient to maintain him'Scottish
'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
'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
'...my country is the world and my religion is to do good'English
'In the long run we are all dead'English
'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
'And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you'German
'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
'Man...hath by nature a power...to preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate'English
'Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace'German
'The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy'Algerian-French
'Till women are more rationally educated, the progress in human virtue and improvement in knowledge must receive continual checks'English
'I think, therefore I am'French
'It is far safer to be feared than loved if you cannot be both'Italian

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