Karl Jaspers Quotes

Karl Jaspers Quotes: Nietzsche's ideas and plans: for example, the idea of giving up the whole wretched academic world to form a secular monastic community.
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Karl Jaspers Quote: With the disintegration of all that [Nietzsche] had revered, existence, to him, had become a desert in which only one thing remained, namely that which had relentlessly forced him into this path: truthfulness that knows no limits and is not subject to any condition.
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Quotes about Karl Jaspers: When in our isolation we see our lives seeping away as a mere succession of moments, tossed meaninglessly about by accidents and overwhelming events; when we contemplate a history that seems to be at an end, leaving only chaos behind it, then we are impelled to raise ourselves above history.
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Quote about Karl Jaspers: An ideology is a complex of ideas or notions which represents itself to the thinker as an absolute truth for the interpretation of the world and his situation within it; it leads the thinker to accomplish an act of self-deception for the purpose of justification, obfuscation and evasion in some sense or other to his advantage.
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Karl Jaspers Sayings: Only in those moments when I exercise my freedom am I fully myself.
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Karl Jaspers Saying: Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
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Sayings about Karl Jaspers: At the present moment, the security of coherent philosophy, which existed from Parmenides to Hegel, is lost.
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Saying about Karl Jaspers: Greatness of mind becomes an object of love only when the power at work in it itself has a noble character
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Karl Jaspers Quotes: The 'public' is a phantom, the phantom of an opinion supposed to exist in a vast number of persons who have no effective interrelation and though the opinion is not effectively present in the units. Such an opinion is spoken of as 'public opinion,' a fiction which is appealed to by individuals and by groups as supporting their special views. It is impalpable, illusory, transient; ''tis here, 'tis there, 'tis gone'; a nullity which can nevertheless for a moment endow the multitude with power to uplift or destroy.
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