Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of another, always at the same time as an end and never simply as a means.[Also known as:]Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.[Handle so, dass du die Menschheit sowohl in deiner Person, als in der Person eines jeden andern jederzeit zugleich als Zweck, niemals bloß als Mittel brauchst. ]

Source:Second Section. Transition from Popular Moral Philosophy to the Metaphysics of Morals
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