I was afraid of the pain of dying and terribly reluctant to leave the world behind because I liked life a lot, even if it had been pretty tough sometimes.
But just get through this day. That's all you have to do.
Hopeful men do not die so easily ...
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.
Time is not an empirical concept. For neither co-existence nor succession would be perceived by us, if the representation of time did not exist as a foundation a priori.
The death of dogma is the birth of morality.
Arrogance is, as it were, a solicitation on the part of one seeking honor for followers, whom he thinks he is entitled to treat with contempt.
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.
Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness
The question is not so much whether there is life on Mars as whether it will continue to be possible to live on Earth
We assume a common sense as the necessary condition of the universal communicability of our knowledge, which is presupposed in every logic and every principle of knowledge that is not one of skepticism.
In all judgements by which we describe anything as beautiful, we allow no one to be of another opinion.
From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kan
The human heart refuses To believe in a universe Without a purpose.
We can never, even by the strictest examination, get completely behind the secret springs of action.
Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be built
God, freedom, and immortality are untenable in the light of pure reason.
Nature does nothing in vain, and in the use of means to her goals she is not prodigal. Her giving to man reason and the freedom of the will which depends upon it is clear indication of her purpose. Man accordingly was not to be guided by instinct, not nurtured and instructed with ready-made knowledg
Man relates to material things through direct insight rather than reason.
Maximum individuality within maximum community
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another. Immanuel Kan
All trades, arts, and handiworks have gained by division of labor... Where the different kinds of work are not distinguished and divided, where everyone is a jack-of-all-trades, there manufactures remain still in the greatest barbarism.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.