Quotes by philosophy

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  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
  • Augustine Birrell
    Augustine Birrell
    British Liberal Party politician 1850-1933
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    History is a pageant and not a philosophy.
    Source: Orbiter dicta
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, but musical as is Apollo's lute, and a perpetual feast of nectared sweets, where no crude surfeit reigns.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
  • Burnie Burns
    Burnie Burns
    American writer, actor, producer and director 1973-
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    I feel like we always kept our core philosophy of making content that we would wanna watch, and there's definitely a different scale we are offering that at today.
  • Charles M. Schultz
    Charles M. Schultz
    American cartoonist 1922-
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    I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time.
  • Alice Roosevelt Longworth
    Alice Roosevelt Longworth
    American writer and prominent socialite 1884-1980
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    I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
    Source: Passell - The Best (1974)
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    I have no philosophy, my favourite thing is sitting in the studio.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    I know that you, ladies and gentlemen, have a philosophy, each and all of you, and that the most interesting and important thing about you is the way in which it determines the perspective in your several worlds.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine - and even, alas! Theology - from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If an angel were ever to tell us anything of his philosophy I believe many propositions would sound like 2 times 2 equals 13.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If this is philosophy it is at any rate a philosophy that is not in its right mind.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    If you look at history you'll find that no state has been so plagued by its rulers as when power has fallen into the hands of some dabbler in philosophy or literary addict.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
    British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
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    If you've got unemployment, low pay, that was just too bad. But that was the system. That was the sort of economy and philosophy against which I was fighting in the 1930s.
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