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I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Hippolyte Taine

Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Marcel Proust

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Marcus Tullius Cicero

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epictetus

If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Stephen Hawking

History is Philosophy teaching by examples.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Thucydides

Philosophy is a blind man in a dark room, searching for a black hat that isn't there.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Lord Byron

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epictetus

History should be written as philosophy.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Voltaire

We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely mentioned now by philosophers, can once again be made central.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Iris Murdoch

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Dalai Lama

Religion is just like an oasis; the desert is vast, and sometimes in tiny parts of the desert an oasis appears. And while it lasts, seek it, and while it is there, drink of it - and it is very very rare.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Osho

One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Rene Descartes

There never was and is not likely soon to be a nation of philosophers, nor am I certain it is desirable that there should be.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henry David Thoreau

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plato

In philosophy if you aren't moving at a snail's pace you aren't moving at all.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Iris Murdoch

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Abraham Lincoln

But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter George Eliot

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Socrates

Philosophy is the highest music.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plato

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter John Keats

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Thomas Jefferson

Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Michel de Montaigne

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Kahlil Gibran

Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
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