Philosophy Quotes

Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
Anon.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
Aristotle
Barbara charline jordan - we must exchange the philosophy of excuse - -...
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven
True philosophy invents nothing; it merely establishes and describes what is.
Victor Cousin

Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the real world since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
Giacomo Leopardi
Henry david thoreau - books are the carriers of civilization. without...
John w. gardne - the society which scorns excellence in plumbing...
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
Bertrand Russell, The Philosophy of Logical Atomism
Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.
Oscar Wilde
The agenda of the roadblock is the philosophy of the stop sign.
George W. Bush, Speech (2005)
We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
The incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
There are now - A - Days professors of philosophy but not philosophers.
Henry David Thoreau
Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.
Isaac Asimov
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils but present evils triumph over it.
La Rochefoucauld
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 5
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
Charles Peguy
Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
Francis Bacon
The most important principle of divine philosophy is the oneness of the world of humanity, the unity of mankind, the bond conjoining East and West, the tie of love which blends human hearts.
Abdul Baha, April 19, 1912, Earl Hall
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
Margaret Thatche
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
James A. Garfield
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
Author Unknown
You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene 5
Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
Eugene Delacroix
Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
Sydney Harris
On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world - Art, or philosophy, or learning - Regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
Freya Stark
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardne
History is philosophy teaching by examples.
Henry St. John Bolingbroke
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
William Shakespeare
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.
Ayn Rand
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Llama
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men... the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
Francis Bacon
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy... neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardne
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.
Margaret Thatche
True philosophy invents nothing it merely establishes and describes what is.
Victor Cousin
Friendship is not necessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Clive Staples Lewis
Life is a gift of the immortal Gods, but living well is the gift of philosophy.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca