Quotation by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Into all that becomes something inward for men, an image or conception as such, into all that he makes his own, language has penetrated ... logic must certainly be said to be the supernatural element which permeates every relationship of man to nature, his sensation, intuition, desire, need, instinct, and simply by so doing transforms it into something human, even though only formally human, into ideas and purposes.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831), German philosopher. Science of Logic, preface to the second edition, pp. 31-32, Humanities Press (l969).
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