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#1. If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself ... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Author: Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen
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#2. Germany's greatness makes it impossible for her to do without the ocean, but the ocean also proves that even in the distance, and on its farther side, without Germany and the German Emperor, no great decision dare henceforth be taken. - Author: Wilhelm II
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#3. Absolutely nothing is so important for a nation's culture as its language. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#4. My relationship with Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm reaches far back into my childhood. I grew up with Grimm's fairy tales. I even saw a theater production of 'Tom Thumb' during Advent at the State Theater in Danzig, which my mother took me to see. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#5. A knot tightened around Wilhelm's chest. So this is how jealousy feels. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#6. We live in a community of people not so that we can suppress and dominate eachother or make each other miserable but so that we can better and more reliably satisfy all life's healthy needs. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#7. America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#8. Reason is just as cunning as she is powerful. Her cunning consists principally in her mediating activity, which, by causing objects to act and re-act on each other in accordance with their own nature, in this way, without any direct interference in the process, carries out reason's intentions. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#9. Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#10. The state of man's mind, or the elementary phase of mind which he so far possesses, conforms precisely to the state of the world as he so far views it - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#11. Striding up to him, Wilhelm drew his fist back and landed a clean blow to Rupert's jaw. Rupert reeled, and after two wobbly backward steps, hit the floor on his backside. He raised a hand to his face. "Feel better?" "No. Get up so I can hit you again. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#12. Ultimately you are doing what you do for one of two reasons: to serve oneself or to serve God. There is enough time in every day to do God's work ... in God's way. - Author: Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom
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#13. Whoever could properly characterize Goethe's Meister would have actually expressed what is the timely trend in literature. He would be able, as far as literary criticism is concerned, to rest. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#14. It's too late for you Wilhelmina Grimm, great great great granddaughter of Wilhelm Grimm. - Author: Chanda Hahn
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#15. Power, no matter what kind of power it is, without a foundation in truth, is a dictatorship, more or less and in one way or another, for it is always based on man's fear of the social responsibility and personal burden that "freedom" entails. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#16. It is the soldier and the army, not parliamentary majorities and decisions, that have welded the German Empire together. I put my trust in the army. - Author: Wilhelm II
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#17. Many a witty inspiration is like the surprising reunion of befriended thoughts after a long separation. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#18. War seems to be one of the most salutary phenomena for the culture of human nature; and it is not without regret that I see it disappearing more and more from the scene. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#19. What is lost in the good or excellent translation is precisely the best. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#20. God is, as it were, the sewer into which all contradictions flow. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#21. The sciences which take socio-historical reality as their subject matter are seeking, more intensively than ever before, their systematic relations to one another and to their foundation. - Author: Wilhelm Dilthey
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#22. If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#23. A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#24. The mind is not only capable of knowing [innate ideas], but further of finding them in itself; and if it had only the simple capacity to receive knowledge ... it would not be the source of necessary truths ... - Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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#25. Follow the voice of your heart, even if it leads you off the path of timid souls. Do not become hard and embittered, even if life tortures you at times. There is only one thing that counts: to live one's life well and happily ... - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#26. The need to raise itself above humanity is humanity's main characteristic. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#27. Anxiety is the fear of one's self. - Author: Wilhelm Stekel
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#28. It was only after the Grimms published two editions primarily for adults that they changed their attitude and decided to produce a shorter edition for middle-class families. This led to Wilhelm's editing and censoring many of the tales. - Author: Jack Zipes
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#29. Man's right to know, to learn, to inquire, to make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe, if the word "freedom" should ever be more than an empty political slogan. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#30. It is individuality which is the original and eternal within man; personality doesn't matter so much. To pursue the education anddevelopment of this individuality as one's highest vocation would be a divine egoism. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#31. There's a belief that wherever your Ancestors took shape from the sticks and stones that formed them, that's home. Ancestors from the coast leave their mark, Ancestors from the mountains, from the desert, they all leave their mark on the genes. When you come home, the genes rejoice. - Author: Kate Wilhelm
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#32. Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#33. It is though we had wanted to add to the already existing proofs of God's Existence, a new and finally convincing one: the universal destruction that follows on assuming God's non-existence. - Author: Wilhelm Ropke
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#34. To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point. - Author: Wilhelm Dilthey
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#35. I do not believe that, in order to be religious in the good and genuine sense of the word, one has to ruin one's love life and has to become rigid and shrunken in body and soul. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#36. Consistent with the liberal views of the Enlightenment, Leibniz was an optimist with respect to human reasoning and scientific progress. Although he was a great reader and admirer of Spinoza, Leibniz, being a confirmed deist, rejected emphatically Spinoza's pantheism. - Author: Shelby D. Hunt
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#37. One turns back and submits to fate, changes one's attitude, and finds peace in perseverance. - Author: Hellmut Wilhelm
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#38. Like Leibniz's possible worlds, most men are only equally entitled pretenders to existence. There are few existences. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#39. It is manifest that behind the so-called curtain which is supposed to conceal the inner world, there is nothing to be seen unless we go behind it ourselves, as much in order that we may see, as that there may be something behind there which can be seen. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#40. Only one thing matters: live a good, happy life. Do your heart's bidding, even when it leads you on paths that timid souls would avoid. Even when life is a torment, don't let it harden you. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#41. It is not only that Germany has been defeated in the war, Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany was defeated. - Author: C.L.R. James
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#42. In order to be able to write well upon a subject, one must have ceased to be interested in it; the thought which is to be soberlyexpressed must already be entirely past and no longer be one's actual concern. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#43. Reading the morning newspaper is the realist's morning prayer. One orients one's attitude toward the world either by God or by what the world is. The former gives as much security as the latter, in that one knows how one stands. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#44. It is above all man's social position that decides whether he will sublimate his sadism as a butcher, surgeon, or policeman. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#45. They both loved piano music and were convinced that Beethoven's Sonata No. 32 was the absolute pinnacle in the history of music. And that Wilhelm Backhaus's unparalleled performance of the sonata for Decca set the interpretive standard. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#46. There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#47. I am fully and entirely concentrated on the board. I never even consider my opponent's personality. So far as I am concerned, my opponent might as well be an abstraction or an automaton. - Author: Wilhelm Steinitz
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#48. Wilhelm's smile reminded Harry of his father's sad, resigned smile, the smile of a man looking backwards because that's where the things that made him smile were. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#49. man's being is essentially his own deed. - Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
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#50. Whatever does not spring from a man's free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very being, but still remains alien to his true nature; he does not perform it with truly human energies, but merely with mechanical exactness. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#51. A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization. - Author: Wilhelm Dilthey
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#52. Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#53. The troops are therefore empowered and are in duty bound in this war to use without mitigation even against women and children any means that will lead to success. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#54. World history is a court of judgment - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#55. Women are in this respect more fortunate than men, that most of their employments are of such a nature that they can at the same time be thinking of quite different things. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#56. Philosophy must indeed recognize the possibility that the people rise to it, but must not lower itself to the people. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#57. Metaphysics attempts to discover the ultimate nature of reality, and in this sense, the innerspace of science fiction is metaphysical fiction. - Author: Kate Wilhelm
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#58. Wickedness also resides in the gaze that perceives itself as innocent and surrounded by wickedness. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#59. Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#60. Both in their origins and effects, boredom and stuffy air resemble each other. They are usually generated whenever a large number of people gather together in a closed room. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#61. When we ... devote ourselves to the strict and unsparing performance of duty, ihen happiness comes of itself. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#62. Physiology seeks to derive the processes in our own nervous system from general physical forces, without considering whether these processes are or are not accompanied by processes of consciousness. - Author: Wilhelm Wundt
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#63. Hegel remarks somewhere that all great, world-historical facts and personages occur, as it were, twice. He has forgotten to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. - Author: Karl Marx
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#64. Since we can produce all types of light by means of hot bodies, we can ascribe, to the radiation in thermal equilibrium with hot bodies, the temperature of these bodies, and thus every radiation, even that issuing from a phosphorescent body, has a certain temperature for every colour. - Author: Wilhelm Wien
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#65. Genuine tragedy is a case not of right against wrong but of right against right - two equally justified ethical principles embodied in people of unchangeable will. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#66. Faith can be interested in results only, for a truth once recognized as such puts an end to the believer's thinking. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#67. It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#68. This war no longer has anything to do with knightly conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#69. The means of obtaining as much variety as possible, but with the greatest possible order ... is the means of obtaining as much perfection as possible. - Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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#70. To make abstractions hold in reality is to destroy reality. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#71. You English are like mad bulls ... you see red everywhere! What on earth has come over you, to heap on us such suspicion as is unworthy of a great nation. I regard this as a personal insult ... You make it uncommonly difficult for a man to remain friendly to England. - Author: Wilhelm II
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#72. I may be an old lion, but I can still bite someone's hand off if he puts it in my mouth. - Author: Wilhelm Steinitz
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#73. In the case of lived experience, there is no difference between an object that is perceived and the eye that perceives it. - Author: Wilhelm Dilthey
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#74. Hitler gave us orders - and we believed in him. Then he commits suicide and leaves us to bear the guilt. He should have remained alive to bear his share. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#75. Prudishness is pretense of innocence without innocence. Women have to remain prudish as long as men are sentimental, dense, and evil enough to demand of them eternal innocence and lack of education. For innocence is the only thing which can ennoble lack of education. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#76. The East knew and to the present day knows only that One is Free; the Greek and the Roman world, that some are free; the German World knows that All are free. The first political form therefore which we observe in History, is Despotism, the second Democracy and Aristocracy, the third, Monarchy. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#77. When Philosophy with its abstractions paints grey in grey, the freshness and life of youth has gone, the reconciliation is not a reconciliation in the actual, but in the ideal world. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#78. Providence certainly does not favor just certain individuals, but the deep wisdom of its counsel, instruction and ennoblement extends to all. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#79. Architecture in general is frozen music. - Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
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#80. Education to independence demands that young people should be accustomed early to consult their own sense of propriety and their own reason. To regard study as mere receptivity and memory work is to have a most incomplete view of what instruction means. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#81. The thinker requires exactly the same light as the painter, clear, without direct sunshine, or blinding reflection, and, where possible, from above. - Author: August Wilhelm Von Schlegel
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#82. One cannot equate "capitalism" and "democracy. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#83. Art is the sensuous presentation of ideas. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#84. It is tragic to have to realize that the best I had to give as a soldier, obedience, and loyalty, was exploited for purposes which could not be recognized at the time, and that I did not see that there is a limit set even for a soldier's performance to his duty. That is my fate. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#85. The fact that Hitler was a political genius unmasks the nature of politics in general as no other fact can. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#86. All artists are self-sacrificing human beings, and to become an artist is nothing but to devote oneself to the subterranean gods. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#87. All thinking of the religious man is etymological, a reduction of all concepts to the original intuition, to the characteristic. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#88. Wilhelm studied Christoff and Georg. With a fair maiden in their midst, he knew his men too well to doubt their thoughts. He suddenly agreed with the dog. He didn't want them staring at her. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#89. The first glance at History convinces us that the actions of men proceed from their needs, their passions, their characters and talents; and impresses us with the belief that such needs, passions and interests are the sole spring of actions. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#90. Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#91. History is not the soil in which happiness grows. The periods of happiness in it are the blank pages of history. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#92. Music is the hidden arithmetical exercise of a mind unconscious that it is calculating. - Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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#93. In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority. - Author: Wilhelm, Ostwald
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#94. Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#95. Most intellectual people do not believe in God, but they fear him just the same. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#96. Even sleep is characteristic. How beautiful are children in their lovely innocence! how angel-like their blooming features! and how painful and anxious is the sleep of the guilty! - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#97. Without poetry, religion becomes obscure, false, and malignant; without philosophy, licentious in all wantonness, and lascivious to the point of self-castration. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#98. The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#99. To inquire and to create; these are the grand centres around which all human pursuits revolve, or at least to these objects do they all more or less directly refer. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#100. Wilhelm Steinitz was the first man to appreciate the inherent logic behind the game of chess. - Author: William Hartston
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