Immanuel Kant Quotes

Who is Immanuel Kant?

German 18th century philosopher known for his magnum opus Critique of Pure Reason. Other major works of his include Critique of Practical Reason, the Metaphysics of Morals and the Critique of Judgment.

Born April 22, 1724
Died February 12, 1804

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Best 6 Quotes by Immanuel Kant

“Happiness is not an ideal of reason but of imagination.”

Immanuel Kant

“Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.”

Immanuel Kant

“Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but of how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.”

Immanuel Kant

“Rules for happiness: Something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.”

Immanuel Kant

“So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.”

Immanuel Kant

“To be is to do.”

Immanuel Kant

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