Quotes by philosophy

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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
    John Burroughs
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    One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
    Eleanor Roosevelt
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    One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
    Socrates
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    Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
  • Carlos Slim
    Carlos Slim
    Mexican business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1940-
    Carlos Slim
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    Our philosophy is you need to give nonprofit money for health, nutrition, education, culture, and sports.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this, that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Philosophy always requires something more, requires the eternal, the true, in contrast to which even the fullest existence as such is but a happy moment.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
  • James A. Froude
    James A. Froude
    British Historian 1818-1894
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    Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Philosophy is a bully that talks loud when the danger is at a distant; but, the moment she is pressed hard by an enemy, she is nowhere to be found and leaves the brunt of the battle to be fought by her steady, humble comrade, religion.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
    Albert Pike
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    Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
    Bernard Williams
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    Philosophy is altogether less pure now. It's been impurified by science and social science and history.
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