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  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
  • Edgar Quinet
    Edgar Quinet
    French Poet, Historian, Politician 1803-1875
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    I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    The courage of the truth is the first condition of philosophic study.
  • George Borrow
    George Borrow
    English writer of novels and travel books 1803-1881
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    The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life (of which every one has his share) not only decently, but dignifiedly.
  • W. Winwood Reade
    W. Winwood Reade
    British historian, explorer, and philosopher 1838-1875
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    The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
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