Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Kant Quotes from famous authors such as Elliott Abrams, Josiah Royce, Bernard Beckett, Robert Louis Stevenson, Roger Penrose. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Immanuel Kant famously claimed that ‘he who wills the ends wills the means,’ but he never spent much time in Washington.
The other aspect of idealism is the one which gives us our notion of the absolute Self. To it the first is only preparatory. This second aspect is the one which from Kant, until the present time, has formed the deeper problem of thought.
I respond well to what I read of Immanuel Kant’s idea that the world as we see it is absolutely a function of the way our brain works. In the modern parlance, it’s an evolved machine that we carry with us.
You could read Kant by yourself, if you wanted; but you must share a joke with some one else.
Well, I don’t know if I can comment on Kant or Hegel because I’m no real philosopher in the sense of knowing what these people have said in any detail so let me not comment on that too much.
All praise to the masters indeed, but we too could produce a Kant or a Hugo.
Kant’s style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought.
Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?
Duty is for Kant the One and All. Out of the duty of gratitude, he claims, one has to defend and esteem the ancients; and only out of duty has he become a great man.
I had to read Plato and Kant, and at times I was overwhelmed. But I have always been fearless, and so was Hannah Arendt. She wasn’t afraid to speak out when she knew her opinions would not be popular because she believed in the public discourse above all.