Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes & Sayings

12 most famous Wilhelm von Humboldt quotes and sayings (philosopher). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“Language makes infinite use of finite media.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“It is usually more important how a man meets his fate than what it is.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“The government is best which makes itself unnecessary.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“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.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt Quotes
“Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.”

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