Philosophy Quotes

When I study philosophical works I feel I am swallowing something which I don't have in my mouth

Albert Einstein

Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed

Blaise Pascal

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one

Albert Einstein

Never judge a philosophy by its abuse

Saint Augustine

All men desire to know

Aristotle

Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old

Epicurus

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Aristotle

Just as philosophy is the study of other people's misconceptions, so history is the study of other people's mistakes

Phillip Guedala

Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant

Edgar Allan Poe

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things

Epictetus

Philosophy is the highest music

Plato

Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open

Ludwig Wittgenstein

According to the saying of an ancient philosopher, one should eat to live, and not live to eat

Moliere

Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it

Francis Bacon

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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