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Giambattista Vico Quotes

Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.

The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.

The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.