German philosopher (1724–1804)
Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers. Born in Königsberg, Kant's comprehensive and systematic works in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics have made him one of the most influential figures in modern Western philosophy.
Immanuel Kant Quotes Page 4
The desire of a man for a woman is not directed at her because she is a human being, but because she is a woman. That she is a human being is of no concern to him.
The universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.
We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.
With men, the state of nature is not a state of peace, but war.
It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably.
Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved.
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; ere long she shall appear to vindicate thee.