Quotes by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.

An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.

Education is the art of making man ethical.

Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.

We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.

Governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deducted from it.