Wilhelm von Humboldt on Work [Bonus]
The Eighteenth Century philosopher on commanding one's own work
“Whatever does not spring from a man’s free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very being, but remains alien to his true nature; he does not perform it with truly human energies, but merely with mechanical exactness…we may admire what he does, but we despise what he is.”
- Wilhelm von Humboldt | philosopher…
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