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Wilhelm von Humboldt
(1767-1835) born on
Jun 22
German scholar, philosopher, diplomat, educator. His contribution to the development of language science was highly valued in the 20th century.
         
   
F
Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.

R
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
A
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
N
Possession, it is true, crowns exertion with rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm us.
K
If it were possible to make an accurate calculation of the evils which police regulations occasion, and of those which they prevent, the number of the former would, in all cases, exceed that of the latter.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Limits of State Action," ch. 3, 1792.
R:
A: In "Progressive Farmer."
N: "Limits of State Action," ch. 1, 1792.
K: "Limits of State Action," ch. 8, 1792.
   


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