Evolet: [watching the river bank] Baku, D'leh is here!
Evolet: Baku, D'Leh is here!
Tic'Tic: A good man draws a circle around himself and cares for those within. His woman, his children. Tic'Tic: Other men draw a larger circle and bring within their brothers and sisters. Tic'Tic: But some men have a great destiny. They must draw around themselves a circle that includes many, many
D'Leh: [to Tic'Tic] We need you. They will not fight with us.
D'Leh: Let me go!
Tic'Tic: Be as your father.
D'Leh: Look how fast its growing.
D'Leh: [in the pit, after deciding to not kill the Saber-tooth] Do not eat me when I save your life!
D'Leh: He is not a god!
D'Leh: [speaking to the spear-tooth] You must remember me. I gave you life.
D'Leh: What are they saying? Nakudu: They are your words: Bring them down
Tic'Tic: [trying to hold D'leh back from the raiders as they take prisoners] We cannot help them!
Tic'Tic: Our wise man says: you will lead us there. D'Leh: Me
D'Leh: You must become a hunter. Baku: Me
D'Leh: I found the eye of the snake.
D'Leh: [to the waiting tribes] We, the people of the Yagahl, hunt the mightiest of beast, the Manak. He is great and we are small. And still we bring him down. Because we hunt together as one! When the sun rises, we will join our brothers and sisters in the mountain of the god, we will convince th
D'Leh: Tell him... I am older than I look. [smirks
Reason in a creature is a faculty of widening the rules and purposes of the use of all its powers far beyond natural instinct; it acknowledges no limits to its projects. Reason itself does not work instinctively, but requires trial, practice, and instruction in order gradually to progress from one l
The infinitude of creation is great enough to make a world, or a Milky Way of worlds, look in comparison with it what a flower or an insect does in comparison with the Earth.
Everything in nature acts in conformity with law.
God put a secret art into the forces of Nature so as to enable it to fashion itself out of chaos into a perfect world system.
The possession of power inevitably spoils the free use of reason.
This spirit of freedom is expanding even where it must struggle against the external obstacles of governments that misunderstand their own function. Such governments are illuminated by the example that the existence of freedom need not give cause for the least concern regarding public order and harm
Every human being should always be treated as an end and never as a mere instrument.
But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. Immanuel
It is through education that all the good in the world arises.
Beneficence is a duty.
Freedom is the alone unoriginated birthright of man, and belongs to him by force of his humanity; and is independence on the will and co-action of every other in so far as this consists with every other person's freedom.
Reason does not work instinctively, but requires trial, practice, and instruction in order to gradually progress from one level of insight to another
Man's greatest concern is to know how he shall properly fill his place in the universe and correctly understand what he must be in order to be a man.
Better the whole people perish than that injustice be done
Only the descent into the hell of self-knowledge can pave the way to godliness.
Moral Teleology supplies the deficiency in physical Teleology , and first establishes a Theology ; because the latter, if it did not borrow from the former without being observed, but were to proceed consistently, could only found a Demonology , which is incapable of any definite concept.
Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's g
Ich solle niemals anders verfahren, als so, dass ich auch wollen k oÂ« nne, meine Maxime solle ein allgemeines Gesetz werden. I ought never to act except in such a way that I can also will that my maxim should become a universal law.
We ourselves introduce that order and regularity in the appearance which we entitle "nature". We could never find them in appearances had we not ourselves, by the nature of our own mind, originally set them there.