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116 Greatest Quotes About Philosophical


The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me. Immanuel Kant
Having power is not nearly as important as what you choose to do with it. Roald Dahl
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. Plato
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. Bruce Lee
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. Seth Godin
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact. Jean-Paul Sartre
Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so. Marcus Aurelius
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms. Aristotle
The most important thing you do everyday you live is deciding not to kill yourself. Albert Camus
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself. Plato
You need Power, only when you want to do something harmful otherwise Love is enough to get everything done. Charlie Chaplin
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience. John Locke
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest. Epicurus
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets. Haruki Murakami
To hate, to love, to think, to feel, to see; all this is nothing but to perceive. David Hume
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision. William James
Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss. Epicurus
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on. Immanuel Kant
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. Karl Marx
He who does not desire power is fit to hold it. Plato
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude. Arthur Schopenhauer
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies. Arthur Schopenhauer
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation. Jiddu Krishnamurti
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. Niccolo Machiavelli
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property. John Locke
Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices. Jean-Paul Sartre
Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient. Thomas Aquinas
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction. Plato
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things. Virgil
It is easier to produce ten volumes of philosophical writings than to put one principle into practice. Leo Tolstoy
See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all. Socrates
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play. Immanuel Kant
In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most. Epicurus
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly. Epictetus
The desire to be loved is the last illusion. Give it up and you will be free. Margaret Atwood
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. Confucius
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
I see I have made my self a slave to Philosophy. Isaac Newton
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men. John Locke
It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting. Epictetus