Quotes by philosopher

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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    The philosopher must station themselves in the middle.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
    Wallace Stevens
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    The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman Douglas
    British Author 1868-1952
    Norman Douglas
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    The true cook is the perfect blend, the only perfect blend, of artist and philosopher.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    There is no record in history of a happy philosopher.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    There is nothing so absurd or ridiculous that has not at some time been said by some philosopher. Fontenelle says he would undertake to persuade the whole public of readers to believe that the sun was neither the cause of light or heat, if he could only get six philosophers on his side.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
  • René Descartes
    René Descartes
    French philosopher and mathematician 1596-1650
    René Descartes
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    There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the natural scientists do, each in his own fashion.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
    Abraham Cowley
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    To be a husbandman, is but a retreat from the city; to be a philosopher, from the world; or rather, a retreat from the world, as it is man's, into the world, as it is God's.
    Source: Of Agriculture.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
  • Arthur Holly Compton
    Arthur Holly Compton
    American physicist 1892-1962
    Arthur Holly Compton
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    To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
    Desiderius Erasmus
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    What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise - although the philosophers generally call it ''recognition''!
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
    German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
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    When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false.
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