74 Total Quotes

Immanuel Kant Quotes

Immanuel Kant
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Doubt

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
#German Philosopher

Immanuel Kant
By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man
Immanuel Kant
#Dignity

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
#German Philosopher #Ethics

Immanuel Kant
It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Happiness

Immanuel Kant
No-one can compel me to be happy in accordance with his conception of the welfare of others, for each may seek his happiness in whatever way he sees fit, so long as he does not infringe upon the freedom of others to pursue a similar end which can be reconciled with the freedom of everyone else within a workable general law – i.e. he must accord to others the same right as he enjoys himself.
Immanuel Kant
#Freedom

Immanuel Kant
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher

Immanuel Kant
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
Immanuel Kant
#Action #German Philosopher

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
#Doctrine

Immanuel Kant
Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild
Immanuel Kant
#Discipline

Immanuel Kant
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Experience

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
#German Philosopher #Animals

Immanuel Kant
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Metaphysics

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
#German Philosopher #Intuition

Immanuel Kant
Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Mankind

Immanuel Kant
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe - the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Mind

Immanuel Kant
Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Gratitude

Immanuel Kant
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Immanuel Kant
#German Philosopher #Guidance