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Philosophy is properly Home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
To get to know a truth properly, one must polemicize it.
To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.
There is, properly speaking, no Misfortune in the world. Happiness and Misfortune stand in continual balance. Every Misfortune is, as it were, the obstruction of a stream, which, after overcoming this obstruction, but bursts through with the greater force.
All Mathematics is, properly speaking, an equation on a great scale for the other sciences.
Plants are Children of the Earth; we are Children of the Æther. Our Lungs are properly our Root; we live, when we breathe; we begin our life with breathing.
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If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.
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