Quotation by Friedrich Von Schlegel

The duty of the Kantians is to the command of honor, to the voice of vocation and the Godhead within us, as the dehydrated plant is to the fresh flower on the living stalk.
Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772–1829), German philosopher. Idea 39 in Selected Ideas (1799-1800), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).
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