I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
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.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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.
History is Philosophy teaching by examples.
Philosophy is a blind man in a dark room, searching for a black hat that isn't there.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
History should be written as philosophy.
We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely mentioned now by philosophers, can once again be made central.
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.
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.
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.
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.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
In philosophy if you aren't moving at a snail's pace you aren't moving at all.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
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.
Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.