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Quotes by:
Rudolf Steiner

Most actions derive not from your own initiative but from your family circu

Most actions derive not from your own initiative but from your family circumstances, your education, your calling, and so on. You must therefore give up a little time to performing actions which derive from yourself alone. They need not be important; quit
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You can get an idea of human nature only when you can see the relationship

You can get an idea of human nature only when you can see the relationship of the individual human being to the whole cosmos.
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Man only becomes independent of this physical world when he learns to consi

Man only becomes independent of this physical world when he learns to consider the objects around him as symbols. He must, for this reason, seek to acquire a moral relationship to them.
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A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the w

A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living.
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The Anthroposophical Society is different from other societies in that it w

The Anthroposophical Society is different from other societies in that it will not tolerate any figments of the imagination in its organization but is constructed on the basis of reality.
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Esoteric or inner knowledge is no different from other kinds of human knowl

Esoteric or inner knowledge is no different from other kinds of human knowledge and ability. It is a mystery for the average person only to the extent that writing is a mystery for those who have not yet learned to write.
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We must never forget that higher knowledge has to do with revering truth an

We must never forget that higher knowledge has to do with revering truth and insight and not with revering people.
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Learning certain things purely through memory is related to the development

Learning certain things purely through memory is related to the developmental forces that are present between the sixth or seventh year and the fourteenth year of life. This quality of human nature is what mathematical instruction should be based on.
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Architecture produces a musical mood in our inner being, and we notice that

Architecture produces a musical mood in our inner being, and we notice that even though the elements of architecture and music appear to be so alien in the outer world, through this musical mood engendered in us, our experience of architecture brings abou
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Gothic architecture requires individual craftsmanship. The wish to create a

Gothic architecture requires individual craftsmanship. The wish to create an enclosed world for the congregation gives rise in Gothic architecture to the need to create something wherein the activity of the congregation plays a part.
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A living art of teaching, one that rests on a true understanding of the hum

A living art of teaching, one that rests on a true understanding of the human being, has a thread of strength running through it that stimulates individual students to participate so that it is not necessary to keep their attention through direct 'individ
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When what we introduce into the children's world of ideas and feelings is i

When what we introduce into the children's world of ideas and feelings is in line with the direction of the developmental forces of a given stage of life, we strengthen the entire developing person in a way that remains a source of strength throughout tha
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