Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach Quote

The first philosophers were astronomers. The heavens remind man … that he is destined not merely to act, but also to contemplate.


Introduction, Z. Hanfi, trans., in The Fiery Brook (1972), pp. 101-102 - The Essence of Christianity (1841)

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The first philosophers were astronomers. The heavens remind man … that he is destined not merely to act, but also to contemplate.

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The first philosophers were astronomers. The heavens remind man … that he is destined not merely to act, but also to contemplate.

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The first philosophers were astronomers. The heavens remind man … that he is destined not merely to act, but also to contemplate.

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The first philosophers were astronomers. The heavens remind man … that he is destined not merely to act, but also to contemplate.