Quotes by philosopher

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
    Benazir Bhutto
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    Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
  • G. Randolf
    G. Randolf
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    Pay as you go is the philosopher's stone.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Put the world's greatest philosopher on a plank that is wider than need be; if there is a precipice below, although his reason may convince him that he is safe, his imagination will prevail.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Brit Marling
    Brit Marling
    American actress and screenwriter 1982-
    Brit Marling
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    Science fiction has a way of letting you talk about where we are in the world and letting you be a bit of a pop philosopher without being didactic.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
    David Hume
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    The feelings of our heart, the agitation of our passions, the vehemence of our affections, dissipate all its conclusions, and reduce the profound philosopher to a mere plebeian
    Source: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    The great critic must be a philosopher, for from philosophy he will learn serenity, impartiality, and the transitoriness of human things.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and distrust it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    The man of science is a poor philosopher.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
    Margaret Mead
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    The negative cautions of science are never popular. If the experimentalist would not commit himself, the social philosopher, the preacher, and the pedagogue tried the harder to give a short-cut answer.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The philosopher is Nature's pilot. And there you have our difference: to be n hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer.
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