Quotes by philosophy

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  • Alfred de Vigny
    Alfred de Vigny
    French poet 1797-1863
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    But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    But supposing one tries to live by Pantheistic philosophy? Does it lead to a complacent Hegelian optimism?
    Source: The Pilgrims Regress (1933) Pilgrims Regress 132-133
  • Anna Jameson
    Anna Jameson
    Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
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    Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
  • Eugène Delacroix
    Eugène Delacroix
    French artist 1798-1863
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    Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
    Source: Unpopular Essays
  • Edward Blishen
    Edward Blishen
    English author and broadcaster 1920-1996
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    Education is not a discipline at all. Half vocational, half an emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Englishmen are babes in philosophy and so prefer faction-fighting to the labor of its unfamiliar thought.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
    Margaret Thatcher
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    Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
    Will Durant
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    Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
    David Hume
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    Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
    Source: A Treatise of Human Nature
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
    Marquis de Sade
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    Get it into your head once and for all, my simple and very fainthearted fellow, that what fools call humanness is nothing but a weakness born of fear and egoism; that this chimerical virtue, enslaving only weak men, is unknown to those whose character is formed by stoicism, courage, and philosophy.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.
  • Budd Schulberg
    Budd Schulberg
    American screenwriter, television producer and novelist 1914-2009
    Budd Schulberg
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    Hey, you want to hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Hinduism the perennial philosophy that is at the core of all religions.
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