Quotes by philosophy
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Alfred de Vigny
French poet 1797-1863
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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
Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
French artist 1798-1863
Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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
English author and broadcaster 1920-1996
Education is not a discipline at all. Half vocational, half an emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918
Englishmen are babes in philosophy and so prefer faction-fighting to the labor of its unfamiliar thought.
British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.Source: A Treatise of Human Nature
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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.
American screenwriter, television producer and novelist 1914-2009
Hey, you want to hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.
English writer 1894-1963
Hinduism the perennial philosophy that is at the core of all religions.
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