Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Quotes

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The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

Education is the art of making man ethical. ---->>>

Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.

Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.

Too fair to worship, too divine to love. ---->>>

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights. ---->>>

An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think. ---->>>

Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.

Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.

When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated. ---->>>

The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.

The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.

I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation. ---->>>

It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value. ---->>>

We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.

We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.

Governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deducted from it. ---->>>

Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought. ---->>>

Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions. ---->>>

The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often only the despoilers of the Many. ---->>>

World history is a court of judgment. ---->>>

To him who looks upon the world rationally, the world in its turn presents a rational aspect. The relation is mutual. ---->>>

Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help. ---->>>

Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: August 27, 1770
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Duchy of Württemberg
Die: November 14, 1831
Occupation: Philosopher
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (; German: [ˈɡeːɔɐ̯k ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈheːɡəl]; August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher and an important figure of German idealism. He achieved wide renown in his day and, while primarily influential within the continental tradition of philosophy, has become increasingly influential in the analytic tradition as well (wikipedia)