Sapere aude

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Sapere aude is a Latin phrase meaning "Dare to know" or "Dare to be wise". Most famously, it is found in Immanuel Kant's essay "What Is Enlightenment?". The original use seems to be in Epistle II of Horace's Epistularum liber primus, line 40: Dímidium factí quí coepit habet: sapere audé ("He who has begun is half done: dare to know!").

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