Immanuel Kant Quotes




All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us.Immanuel Kant

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another.Immanuel Kant

Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.Immanuel Kant

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.Immanuel Kant

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.Immanuel Kant




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

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.Immanuel Kant

Intuition and concepts constitute… the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.Immanuel Kant

All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?Immanuel Kant

Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.Immanuel Kant




Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.Immanuel Kant

But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.Immanuel Kant