No one will improve your lot if you do not yourself.
Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable without the most punctual integration of all activities and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
If God is One, and if there can be no other God, there can be no idea of God.
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them.
When Hegel later became a man of influence’ he insisted that the Jews should be granted equal rights because civic rights belong to man because he is a man and not on account of his ethnic origins or his religion.
We would be in a nasty position indeed if empirical science were the only kind of science possible.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
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.’
Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up.
The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.