For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.
What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct.
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
The intelligence of the lower forms of animal life, like a great deal of human intelligence, does not involve a self.
It takes a long time to publish a book.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
People demand freedom only when they have no power.
We have learned a long time ago that one cannot compromise with terrorists.
If there will be a serious Palestinian prime minister who makes a 100 percent effort to end terrorism, then we can have peace. Each side has to take steps. If terror continues, there will not be an independent Palestinian state. Israel will not accept it, if terror continues.