Immanuil Kant

Immanuil Kant

was a German philosopher from Königsberg (today Kaliningrad of Russia), researching, lecturing and writing on philosophy and anthropology
But where only a free play of our presentational powers is to be sustained as in the case of pleasure gardens, room decoration, all sorts of useful utensils, and so on, any regularity that has an air of constraint is to be avoided as much as possible. That is why the English taste in gardens, or the baroque taste in furniture, carries the imagination's freedom very far, even to the verge of the grotesque, because it is precisely this divorce from any constraint of a rule that the case is posited where taste can show itMore Immanuil Kant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Parents usually educate their children merely in such a manner than however bad the world may be, they may adapt themselves to its present conditions. But they ought to give them an education so much better than this, that a better condition of things may thereby be brought about by the future.More Immanuil Kant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is often necessary to make a decision on the basis of knowledge sufficient for action but insufficient to satisfy the intellect.More Immanuil Kant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within.More Immanuil Kant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man desired concord; but nature knows better what is good for his species; she desires discord. Man wants to live easy and content; but nature compels him to leave ease... and throw himself into roils and labors.More Immanuil Kant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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