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A giving which gives only its gift, but in the giving holds itself back and withdraws, such a giving we call sending.
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Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
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As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself.
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Before considering the question that is seemingly always the most immediate one and the only urgent one, What shall we do? we ponder this: How must we think? For thinking is genuine activity, genuine taking a hand, if to take a hand means to lend a hand to... the coming to presence of Being.
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Being and time determine each other reciprocally, but in such a manner that neither can the former - Being - be addressed as something temporal nor can the latter - time - be addressed as a being.
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But every historical statement and legitimization itself moves within a certain relation to history.
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Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
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If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself.
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.
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Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy.
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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
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Man is not the lord of beings. Man is the shepherd of Being.
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Only a god can save us.
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So it's clear from whence the history of philosophy is the inner movement of the course of spirit, that is, of absolute subjectivity, towards itself.
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The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
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The German language speaks Being, while all the others merely speak of Being.
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The human being is not the lord of beings, but the shepherd of Being.
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The human body is essentially something other than an animal organism.
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The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.
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The possible ranks higher than the actual.
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Thinking acts in that it thinks.
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Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.
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Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time.
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Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
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To dwell is to garden.
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To think Being itself explicitly requires disregarding Being to the extent that it is only grounded and interpreted in terms of beings and for beings as their ground, as in all metaphysics.
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Transcendence constitutes selfhood.
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True time is four-dimensional.
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We do not say: Being is, time is, but rather: there is Being and there is time.
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We name time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually is, every being comes and goes at the right time and remains for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time.
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We still by no means think decisively enough about the essence of action.
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Whatever can be noted historically can be found within history.
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When modern physics exerts itself to establish the world's formula, what occurs thereby is this: the being of entities has resolved itself into the method of the totally calculable.
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Why are there beings at all, instead of Nothing?
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