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Ernst Cassirer

“Man is always inclined to regard the small circle in which he lives as the center of the world and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe. But he must give up this vain pretense, this petty provincial way of thinking and judging.”


Ernst Cassirer, An Essay on Man: An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture
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An Essay on Man: An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture An Essay on Man: An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture by Ernst Cassirer
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