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Georg Simmel – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Georg Simmel

 

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


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

– Georg Simmel


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


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

– Georg Simmel


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

– Georg Simmel