If I want to understand an individual human being, I must lay aside all scientific knowledge of the average man and discard all theories in order to adopt a completely new and unprejudiced attitude. I can only approach the task of understanding with a free and open mind, whereas knowledge of man, or insight into human character, presupposes all sorts of knowledge about mankind in general.



Similar Quotes by Tags5060

What defines our world; believes, thoughts, dreams, ...

-Lailah Gifty Akita

Quote

The State in particular is turned into a quasi-anima...

-

Quote

If only a world-wide consciousness could arise that ...

-

Quote

A million zeros joined together do not, unfortunatel...

-

Quote

They were determined to find something mechanically ...

-

Quote

Be a dog, but don't be a younger brother.Proverb.

-Idries Shah

Quote

When you serve the humanity and contribute to the so...

-Debasish Mridha

Quote

The survival of poor opinions can make a thinker fee...

-Criss Jami

Quote

Be careful not to appear obsessively intellectual. W...

-Criss Jami

Quote

To be of value to humanity, start by thinking for yo...

-Suzy Kassem

Quote

Our ancestors did great work for humanity. What will...

-Lailah Gifty Akita

Quote

io, mio caro, non credo nell'amore universale. L'amo...

-

Quote

Education is one of the greatest gift for mankind. E...

-Lailah Gifty Akita

Quote

What is knowledge without an impact to society?

-Lailah Gifty Akita

Quote

Every giant leap for mankind resulting from a techno...

-

Quote

She captured the spot of my world’s centre and sent ...

-

Quote

Forms are vehicles and instruments, and vehicles and...

-Idries Shah

Quote

In my opinion, our health care system has failed whe...

-

Quote

As understanding deepens, the further removed it bec...

-

Quote

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is tha...

-

Quote
Copied the text: "If I want to understand an individual human being, I must lay aside all scientific knowledge of the average man and discard all theories in order to adopt a completely new and unprejudiced attitude. I can only approach the task of understanding with a free and open mind, whereas knowledge of man, or insight into human character, presupposes all sorts of knowledge about mankind in general."