Philosophy Quotes

There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker

Charles M. Schulz

Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it

La Rochefoucauld

Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures

Nicolas Chamfort

Philosophy is nothing but common sense in a dress suit

Unknown

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings

John Keats

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy

Aldous Huxley

Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits

William James

If a man's good for nothing else, he can at least teach philosophy.

William James

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate -- that's my philosophy

Thornton Wilder

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education

George Bernard Shaw

Philosophy, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing

Ambrose Bierce

I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.

Tim Robbins

The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.

John Berger

Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.

Henry David Thoreau

Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life

Eugene Delacroix

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy

Thornton Wilder

Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he ''lives'' his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.

Gurdjieff

Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?

Paul Gauguin

I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.

Bertrand Russell

Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.

Thomas Hobbes

This is the highest point of philosophy, to be simple and wise; this is the angelic life.

St. John Chrysostom

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

John Keats
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