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When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated. G. W. F. Hegel#Liberty 70
G. W. F. Hegel#Liberty 70
Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help. G. W. F. Hegel#Principles 69
G. W. F. Hegel#Principles 69
We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest. G. W. F. Hegel#Professionalism 68
G. W. F. Hegel#Professionalism 68
What experience and history teach is this--that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it. G. W. F. Hegel#History 65
G. W. F. Hegel#History 65
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything. G. W. F. Hegel#Scholars 64
G. W. F. Hegel#Scholars 64
Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions. G. W. F. Hegel#HeroesHeroism 59
G. W. F. Hegel#HeroesHeroism 59
It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value. G. W. F. Hegel#Mistakes 56
G. W. F. Hegel#Mistakes 56
The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom. G. W. F. Hegel#Freedom 50
G. W. F. Hegel#Freedom 50
As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is. G. W. F. Hegel#State 45
G. W. F. Hegel#State 45
No man is a hero to his valet. This is not because the hero is no hero, but because the valet is a valet. G. W. F. Hegel#HeroesHeroism 44
G. W. F. Hegel#HeroesHeroism 44
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