Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

Dutch philosopher, historian, researcher of culture, professor of Groningen and Leiden University.
The modern city hardly knows a pure darkness or true silence anymore, nor does it know the effect of a single small light or that of a lonely distant shout.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Revolution as an ideal concept always preserves the essential content of the original thought: sudden and lasting betterment.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The more the specific feelings of being under obligation range themselves under a supreme principle of human dependence the clearer and more fertile will be the realization of the concept, indispensable to all true culture, of service; from the service of God down to the simple social relationship as between employer and employee.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whatever our creed or belief, we all know that there is no way back, that we must fight our way through.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History, as the study of the past, makes the coherence of what happened comprehensible by reducing events to a dramatic pattern and seeming them in a simple form.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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