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Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
Brief author info: Wilhelm von Humboldt (1769-1859) German explorer and scientist.
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A man must seek his happiness and inward peace from objects which cannot be taken away from him.
To judge a man means nothing more than to ask: What content does he give to the form of humanity? What concept should we have of humanity if he were its only representative?
Besides the pleasure derived from acquired knowledge, there lurks in the mind of man, and tinged with a shade of sadness, an unsatisfactory longing for something beyond the present, a striving towards regions yet unknown and unopened.
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