Who the hell is Auguste Comte?

Auguste Comte was a French philosopher.

Books by Auguste Comte

Quotes by Auguste Comte

“All good intellects have repeated, since Bacon’s time, that there can be no real knowledge but that which is based on observed facts.”

Auguste Comte

“Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.”

Auguste Comte

“Every science consists in the coordination of facts; if the different observations were entirely isolated, there would be no science.”

Auguste Comte

“Everything is relative; and only that is absolute.”

Auguste Comte

“Foreknowledge is power.”

Auguste Comte

“Humanity is always made up of more dead than living.”

Auguste Comte

“Ideas govern the world, or throw it into chaos.”

Auguste Comte

“If we do not allow free thinking in chemistry or biology, why should we allow it in morals or politics?”

Auguste Comte

“Know yourself to improve yourself.”

Auguste Comte

“Nothing is destroyed until it is replaced.”

Auguste Comte

“Religion is an illusion of childhood, outgrown under proper education.”

Auguste Comte

“The dead govern the living.”

Auguste Comte

“The sacred formula of positivism: love as a principle, the order as a foundation, and progress as a goal.”

Auguste Comte

“To understand a science it is necessary to know its history.”

Auguste Comte

“Woman is the most moral element in all humanity.”

Auguste Comte