1 year, 1 month ago
"those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell."
"there is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. and one of these is the history of political power. this is elevated into the history of the world."
"true ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it."
"a rationalist is simply someone for whom it is more important to learn than to be proved right; someone who is willing to learn from others - not by simply taking over another's opinions, but by gladly allowing others to criticize his ideas and by gladly criticizing the ideas of others."
"there is no history, only histories."
1 year, 2 months ago