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Giambattista Vico Quotes: The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.
         

The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.


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Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.

Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.



Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.

Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.



One truly understands only what one can create.

One truly understands only what one can create.



The straight line cannot proceed through the torturous twists of life.

The straight line cannot proceed through the torturous twists of life.



People first feel things without noticing them, then notice them with inner distress and disturbance, and finally reflect on them with a clear mind.

People first feel things without noticing them, then notice them with inner distress and disturbance, and finally reflect on them with a clear mind.



Governments must be conformable to the nature of the governed; governments are even a result of that nature.

Governments must be conformable to the nature of the governed; governments are even a result of that nature.



Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.

Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.



Political Science carries inseparably with it the study of piety, and that he who is not pious cannot be truly wise.

Political Science carries inseparably with it the study of piety, and that he who is not pious cannot be truly wise.



Imagination is more robust in proportion as reasoning power is weak.

Imagination is more robust in proportion as reasoning power is weak.



Understanding arises through making

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