Wilhelm von Humboldt Quote

The true end of Man, or that which is prescribed by the eternal and immutable dictates of reason, and not suggested by vague and transient desires, is the highest and most harmonious development of his powers to a complete and consistent whole.


The Limits of State Action (1792)

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The true end of Man, or that which is prescribed by the eternal and immutable dictates of reason, and not suggested by vague and transient desires,...

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The true end of Man, or that which is prescribed by the eternal and immutable dictates of reason, and not suggested by vague and transient desires,...

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The true end of Man, or that which is prescribed by the eternal and immutable dictates of reason, and not suggested by vague and transient desires,...

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The true end of Man, or that which is prescribed by the eternal and immutable dictates of reason, and not suggested by vague and transient desires,...