Quotes: philosophy

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Every philosophy is the philosophy of some stage of life.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
  • Adam Sedgwick
    Adam Sedgwick
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    A cold atheistical materialism is the tendency of the so-called material philosophy of the present day.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, But depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
  • W. Winwood Reade
    W. Winwood Reade
    British historian, explorer, and philosopher 1838-1875
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    A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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