Whereas what man can learn about the world through his senses and through the intellect which relies upon sense-observation may be called ‘anthropology,’ what the spiritual man within us can know may be called ‘anthroposophy.’
Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
When one is frightened of the truth then it is never the whole truth that one has an inkling of.
So I think one can say on empirical grounds – not because of some philosophical principle – that you can’t have democracy unless you have a market economy.
Violence is like a weed – it does not die even in the greatest drought.
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
Although your knowledge is weak and small, you need not be silent: since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses.
When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity.
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.