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Karl Marx
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Karl Marx
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Meister Eckhart
You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
Meister Eckhart
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Mother Teresa
It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.
Mother Teresa
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for.
Martin Buber
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Meister Eckhart
The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
Meister Eckhart
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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He who must expend his life to prolong life cannot enjoy it, and he who is still seeking for his life does not have it and can as little enjoy it.
Max Stirner
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Karl Marx
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Karl Marx
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Teresa Calcutta
I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
Teresa Calcutta
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Arthur Schopenhauer
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself.
Martin Heidegger
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Arthur Schopenhauer
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Teresa Calcutta
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
Teresa Calcutta
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Teresa Calcutta
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Teresa Calcutta
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Woman was God's second mistake.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to command assent from every reasonable person.
Walter Kaufmann
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Immanuel Kant
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Immanuel Kant
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Karl Marx
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.
Karl Marx
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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