Hegel

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    We ought, says Kant, to become acquainted with the instrument, before we undertake the work for which it is to be employed; for if the instrument be insufficient, all our trouble will be spent in vain. The plausibility of this suggestion has won for it general assent and admiration.... But the examination can be only carried out by an act of knowledge. To examine this so-called instrument is the same as to know it.
    —Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    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.
    —Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often only the despoilers of the Many.
    —Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)