Everything depends therefore on encountering thought at its source. Such thought is the reality of man's being, which achieved consciousness… (read more)
The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the… (read more)
The study of law left me unsatisfied, because I did not know the aspects of life which it serves. I… (read more)
To decide to become a philosopher seemed as foolish to me as to decide to become a poet.
I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to… (read more)
I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our… (read more)
If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed:… (read more)
My own being can be judged by the depths I reach in making these historical origins my own.