When reason and unreason come into contact, an electrical shock occurs. This is called polemics.
Form your life humanly, and you have done enough: but you will never reach the height of art and the depth of science without something divine.
Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
Every good man progressively becomes God. To become God, to be man, and to educate oneself, are expressions that are synonymous.
Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius.
Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude.
Duty is for Kant the One and All. Out of the duty of gratitude, he claims, one has to defend and esteem the ancients; and only out of duty has he become a great man.
Considered subjectively, philosophy always begins in the middle, like an epic poem.
Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center.
Beauty is that which is simultaneously attractive and sublime.