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Arthur Schopenhauer
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Arthur Schopenhauer
It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#German Philosopher

Solitude is the place of purification.
Martin Buber
#German Philosopher

There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
Martin Buber
#German Philosopher

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.
Martin Buber
#German Philosopher

I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
Martin Buber
#German Philosopher

The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes.
Martin Buber
#German Philosopher

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Martin Buber
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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
Martin Heidegger
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Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.
Martin Heidegger
#German Philosopher

To dwell is to garden.
Martin Heidegger
#German Philosopher

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The lie is a condition of life.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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The web of domination has become the web of Reason itself, and this society is fatally entangled in it.
Herbert Marcuse
#German Philosopher

If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

But the God of the Bible is not only One, but the only possible One.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

God's reasons for communicating with man must be subsumed under his reason for communicating to him his account of his creation of the world - and man.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

God is therefore unknowable. This is the fundamental premise of the Bible.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

If God is One, and if there can be no other God, there can be no idea of God.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

I cannot know anything of which there is and can be only one.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

I may never have experienced a centaur, but by imagining one, I know that I can also imagine others that resemble this one and yet are different.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren't noticing, which makes you see something that isn't even visible.
Leo Strauss
#German Philosopher

Arthur Schopenhauer
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#German Philosopher

Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.
Max Stirner
#German Philosopher

The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
Max Stirner
#German Philosopher

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

In science there are no 'depths'; there is surface everywhere.
Rudolf Carnap
#German Philosopher

There is a continuum which starts with direct sensory observations and proceeds to enormously complex, indirect methods of observation.
Rudolf Carnap
#German Philosopher

Mother Teresa
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
Mother Teresa
#German Philosopher