Georg Simmel Quotes

- Notable Georg Simmel Quotes Index -

Born: March 1, 1858,
Birth Country:
Died: , September 28, 1918
Occupation: Author

1.
Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life.
- Georg Simmel

2.
Every relationship between persons causes a picture of each to take form in the mind of the other, and this picture evidently is in reciprocal relationship with that personal relationship.
- Georg Simmel

3.
Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it.
- Georg Simmel

4.
For, to be a stranger is naturally a very positive relation it is a specific form of interaction.
- Georg Simmel

5.
In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify but which he must accept upon faith and belief.
- Georg Simmel

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