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Public opinion contains all kinds of falsity and truth, but it takes a great man to find the truth in it. The great man of the age is the one who can put into words the will of his age, tell his age what its will is, and accomplish it. What he does is the heart and the essence of his age, he actualizes his age. The man who lacks sense enough to despise public opinion expressed in gossip will never do anything great.  - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Born: August 27, 1770

Died: November 14, 1831 (aged 61)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a German theological philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality as a whole revolutionized European philosophy and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism.

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