Quotation Explorer - 'Philosophy'

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion - Francis Bacon
My personal philosophy is that you do art to experience emotion that you don't have the luxury of experiencing in real life. - Kinan Azmeh
Philosophy has no value in a true sense, but it adds and defines value to our lives. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Social dynamic theory is philosophy, not politics. There can't be only one correct answer, or there would only be one book." Sharon L Reddy, Worldcon, 1995. - Sharon L. Reddy
The discovery of what is true and the practice of that which is good are the two most important aims of philosophy. - Voltaire
Let people stick to their philosophy, you stick to your passion. - Amit Kalantri
God created philosophy for all the intellects that got bored of hearing the same bible stories every Sunday. - Shannon L. Alder
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another. - Gregory B. Sadler
I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit. - Mark R. Levin
It’s very fluid, this space between philosophy and literature, and that’s something that resonates for me. - Tom McCarthy
You cannot write your character until you know how he or she thinks, until you know what their philosophy is in the world that they occupy. - Don Roff
What," "how," "when," etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask "why" is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect. - Raheel Farooq
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
Having a personal philosophy is like having a pet marmoset, because it may be very attractive when you acquire it, but there may be situations when it will not come in handy at all.
A philosophy a system of principles that will guide your thoughts and actions. - Napoleon Hill
Literature tries to express the intricate inner beauties of life. Philosophy tries to explain the intricate inner beauties and conflicts of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The Purpose of Philosophy is to fall in Love. To strip the world of all its clothes, and fall in Love with it as it stand before you completely naked. - Ilyas Kassam
An inconsistent political philosophy is that which feeds our battle yet starves our victory. - Mike Klepper
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. Gardner
Evil ethicists are the holocaust of humanity; if philosophy can be the instant sunlight to their endless vampirism, it will save more lives than all the doctors who have ever lived. - Stefan Molyneux
A little philosophy inclineth men's minds toward atheism; but depth of philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. - Sir Francis Bacon
Once you understand the economics of the Austrian School and the philosophy of liberty in the tradition of Rothbard, you never look at anything not the state, the media, the central bank, the political class, nothing the same way again. - Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.
A painting shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy. - Amit Kalantri
I have frequently experienced myself the mood in which I felt that all is vanity; I have emerged from it not by any philosophy, but owing to some imperative necessity of action. - Bertrand Russell
Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life. - Eugene Delacroix
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give values to survival. - Alice Duer Miller
Leo Strauss's discoveries in the history of political philosophy had the effect of liberating his students from the yoke of contemporary thought. - William Kristol
This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
If love is the music of the heart, then philosophy should be the music of the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Philosophy is the highest music. - Plato
Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe. - Frank Herbert
In philosophy, phenomenology is the study of the structures of experience and consciousness. Wine blind tasting is the best phenomenology, phenomenology par excellence, returning us from our heads into the world, and, at the same time, teaching us the methods of the mind. - Neel Burton
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
Philosophy has forgotten about children - Bernhard Schlink
True philosophy invents nothing; it merely establishes and describes what is. - Victor Cousin
What my portraits are made of? 10% showing the reality, 90% showing my philosophy. - Scuro Chiaro
My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. - C. S. Lewis
If you want to consume the cream of Christ's philosophy, then don't read the Bible, read Tolstoy. - Abhijit Naskar
The triumph of the philosophy of Atheism is to free man from the nightmare of gods; it means the dissolution of the phantoms of the beyond. - Emma Goldman
Without books, God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters dumb, and all things involved in darkness. - Thomas Bartholin
In meetings philosophy might work,on the field practicality works. - Amit Kalantri
The ultimate philosophy of life is not found in words, but it is found in the ways of living life. - Debasish Mridha
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. - Baruch Spinoza
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exaulted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy...neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. - John W. Gardner
A philosophy must be livable; it can't just be ideas. - Marty Rubin
Philosophy is the song of conscience and music the of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The sole remaining task for philosophy is the analysis of language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Wisdom that is not acted upon is just philosophy... but when lived as a verb, wisdom will be the foundation of your success. - Steve Maraboli
PERIPATETIC, adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil's objections. A needless precaution -- they knew no more of the matter than he. - Ambrose Bierce
Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex. - Karl Marx
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. - Epictetus
The most effective way of destroying art is the canonization of one given form. And one philosophy. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
The Gnostic’s passionate adoration of Sophia was known as philosophia the love of Sophia a mystical communication with divine feminine wisdom, having little to do with the strictly intellectual, most often masculine, pursuit currently labeled philosophy. - Zeena Schreck
Philosophy is an infertile hybrid. Life is a prolific hermaphrodite. - Raheel Farooq
Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it. - Albert Camus
Often morality defines our inner philosophy. - Debasish Mridha
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. - Annie Besant
Philosophy is the art of conscience. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others. - Oscar Wilde
Democracy changes its opinions from time to time, philosophy doesn't. - Amit Kalantri
Theology, philosophy, metaphysics, and quantum physics are merely ways for God to have his smart people believe in him - Jeremy Aldana
He who says either that the time for philosophy has not yet come or that it has passed is like someone who says that the time for happiness has not yet come or that it has passed. - Epicurus
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Literature is the question without the answer. Philosophy is the answer without the question. - Chloe Thurlow
History, Geology, Psychology, Philosophy, Chemistry, Physics, Theology, Mathematics, Technology, Sociology, Biology, and the list goes on and on. If all this body of knowledge exist for human consumption, why would I specialize in only one field? - Allan Amanyire
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. - Henry Ward Beecher
You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure. - Jane Austen
There is no such thing as Hardcore Philosophy or Hardcore Science. Real Science and Real Philosophy do not destroy each other, they simply fulfil and enrich each other. - Abhijit Naskar
The fundamentalist burns with anti-intellectual zeal, and in reaction sophists are often swollen up with intellectualism. The fundamentalist and the sophist justify their excesses by the sin of their opposite. Fundamentalism and sophistry give piety and philosophy bad reputations with society. - John Mark Reynolds
Philosophy is to religion as psychoanalysis is to pseudoscience - Christopher Marshall
In philosophy it is always good to put a question instead of an answer to a question. For an answer to the philosophical question may easily be unfair; disposing of it by means of another question is not. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
My philosophy of life: Don’t just sit around doing nothing and wasting your time—get off your butt and start doing something and wasting your time. - Clifford Cohen
Impressionism is not a movement, it is a philosophy of life. - Max Lieberman
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
I am not a philosopher; my life is my philosophy. - Debasish Mridha
Astonishment is the root of philosophy. - Paul Tillich
The problem of vindicating an omnipotent and omniscient God in the face of evil is insurmountable. Those who claim to have surmounted it, by recourse to notions of free will and other incoherencies, have merely heaped bad philosophy onto bad ethics. - Sam Harris
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.
Philosophy begins in wonder. And at the end when philosophic thought has done its best the wonder remains. - Alfred North Whitehead
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Leisure is the mother of philosophy. - Thomas Hobbes
'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. - Dag Hammarskjold
My touchstone for following a line of wisdom is; ‘living the philosophy should bring freedom to the individual, and love, wisdom and compassion to society, to our relationships’. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
Believe it or not, philosophy has consequences. - Jonathan V. Last
Philosophy is the toil which can never tire persons engaged in it. All ways are strewn with roses, and the farther you go, the more enchanting objects appear before you and invite you on. - Mary Wortley Montagu
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace. - Baruch Spinoza
I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. - Charles M. Schulz
ιστορια φιλοσοφια 'εστιν 'εκ παραδειγματων." [History is philosophy, out οf examples.] - Dionysius of Halicarnassus
Religion is a good time pass, better than philosophy, and a million times better than love; love is a wastage of an era. - Aporva Kala
Mourn, cry, be sad god doesn't give a fuck. The life has been taken in one or other way and it can't be done anything that's all, it's not big philosophy - it's short and it can't be more longer than this! - Deyth Banger
In the presence of death reason and philosophy are silent - Ambrose Bierce
philosophy is not suited for the masses, what they need is holiness. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Grammar and ordinary language are bad guides to metaphysics. A great book might be written showing the influence of syntax on philosophy. - Bertrand Russell
The world is real; philosophy is the illusion. - Marty Rubin
Philosophy, in its simplest form, is the exploration of the beauty and ugliness of life. - Debasish Mridha
Philosophy is the music of a judgmental mind and imaginative heart. - Debasish Mridha
The world is a garden of philosophy. God is its gardener; Man is the visitor.And any tree that does not bear fruits of philosophy either does not belong tothat garden or is yet to be grown. - Kedar Joshi
Philosophy is the reflection of reflective mind. - Debasish Mridha
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to enduring fact of mystery. - Henry Miller
The ideology and philosophy of neo-Darwinism which is sold by its adepts as a scientific theoretical foundation of biology seriously hampers the development of science and hides from students the field’s real problems. - Vladimir L. Voeikov
Kindness is the best philosophy. - Debasish Mridha
Netiquette: The social code of network communication. Internet code of conduct based on the Golden Rule. Ethical philosophy of common rules. - David Chiles
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. - Will Durant
Good philosophy is always hate speech to evil doers. - Stefan Molyneux
I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning - Plato
If all the world were Christian, it might not matter if all the world were educated. But a cultural life will exist outside the Church whether it exists inside or not. Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered. - C.S. Lewis
The philosophy that prepares a revolution and the sentiment that underpins the philosophy have, in every case the two pillars of nihilism and mysticism. - Yukio Mishima
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind. - W.B. Yeats
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
A little philosophy inclineth men's minds toward atheism, but depth of philosophy bringeth men's minds about again to religion. - Sir Francis Bacon
No if's, but's or maybe's. It's all or nothing. You're either going to soar to new heights or crash and burn. Why live by any other philosophy. - M. James Airey
When you're in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That's the consolation of philosophy. - David Cronenberg
Archaeology is the search for fact... not truth. If it's truth you're looking for, Dr. Tyree's philosophy class is right down the hall. - George Lucas
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
Philosophy lets you imagine the infinity, and Science makes you get there. - Abhijit Naskar
Philosophy is one reason which could lead to death. - Santosh Kalwar
The philosophy of project-based homeschooling this particular approach to helping children become strong thinkers, learners, and doers is dependent upon the interest and the enthusiastic participation and leadership of the learners themselves, the children. - Lori McWilliam Pickert
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
I don’t understand philosophy; I am just longing for love. - Debasish Mridha
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
Philosophy is so interesting that it makes you feel boring. - Debasish Mridha
You can never destroy the barbarian culture of hatred, violence, and death by killing barbarians. You have to destroy the philosophy that makes them barbarian. - Debasish Mridha
Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the obvious. - Sam Harris
The urge to make art or contemplate philosophy does not go away when you are sick. Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
To irrational principles, one cannot be loyal. Ideas that are not derived from reality cannot be consistently practiced in reality.--as quoted by Leonard Peikoff in "Objectivism: The Philosophy of - Ayn Rand
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. - William Shakespeare
Ideas matter—and philosophy is the art of thinking about them rigorously. In my view, that should be done in as public a forum as possible. - Sam Harris
A beautiful poem is nothing but a mirror of philosophy through which we can see life’s pure beauty. - Debasish Mridha
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy. - Jonathan Swift
If the old saying is true, that what one generation learns in school is the philosophy of the next, then the philosophy of the next generation will be totalitarianism. - John Whitehead
Love is the best wisdom.Kindness is the best philosophy. - Debasish Mridha
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy. - Henry David Thoreau
The decisions of the courts on economic and social questions depend on their economic and social philosophy. - Theodore Roosevelt
PESSIMISM, n. A philosophy forced upon the convictions of the observer by the disheartening prevalence of the optimist with his scarecrow hope and his unsightly smile. - Ambrose Bierce
In Kyudo philosophy, you don't aim--you become one with the target. Then, in fact, there's nothing to aim at. I find it works well with women, too. Give it a try. - Martin Sage and Sybil Adelman
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly. - Isaac Asimov
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart, is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Historically, philosophy does not have an impressive track record of answering questions about natural world in a decisive manner. - Christof Koch
The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next. - Abraham Lincoln
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. - Thomas Aquinas
Philosophy is the dance of conscience on a stage called the mind. - Debasish Mridha
The desideratum of the philosophy better to have never been is parents being charged with manslaughter for bringing children into the world - Dean Cavanagh
Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy - Ludwig van Beethoven
The Bhagavad-Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind. It is one of the most clear and comprehensive summaries of perennial philosophy ever revealed; hence its enduring value is subject not only to India but to all of humanity. - Aldous Huxley
My mind was formed by studying philosophy, and that sort of thing. Werner Heisenberg - Plato
Philosophy is so interesting and intriguing that it is almost boring not to be a philosopher. - Debasish Mridha
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. - William Shakespeare
In our country religion is not different from philosophy and religion & philosophy don’t differ from science. - Virchand Gandhi
Let the ‘why not’ philosophy be your life principle! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Philosophy is the abstract art of thoughts and perceptions that form colors of words and languages that paint the canvas of our minds. - Debasish Mridha
Any philosophy is a sacrilege against creation. It just gives people the kinds of explanations that they want to hear. - Sadghuru
Science without Philosophy leads to chaos. Philosophy without Science leads to nowhere. Only together they can construct a better world. - Abhijit Naskar
I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time. - Charles M. Schulz
To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
A good lecturer is shaped from a good researcher with good philosophy, but not vice verse. - Lecturing is a type of art.
True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: 'I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live - Albert Schweitzer
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
Statements of ordinary people are ignored like poor freebies, statements of great people are accepted like profound philosophy. - Amit Kalantri
Philosophy may not follow any laws but it always follows our perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
To study philosophy is nothing but to prepare one’s self to die. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
In order to adopt any religion or philosophy, one has to ignore certain basic concrete realities. - Marty Rubin
The Bible is the philosophy of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I would not think that philosophy and reason themselves will be man's guide in the foreseeable future; however, they will remain the most beautiful sanctuary they have always been for the select few. - Albert Einstein
Philosophy is the song of love with the music of morals. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
he philosophy of Islam will be shown in terms of the modern philosophy, and if there are imperfections in the old ideas then they shall be removed. My task is merely constructive, and in this construction I shall take into consideration the best traditions of Islamic philosophy. - Muhammad Iqbal
I have gained this by philosophy I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law. - Aristotle
The philosophy of life is the ultimate of finest thoughts that reflects yourself and your outlook about the world. - Debasish Mridha
ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. - Ambrose Bierce
What is the first business of one who practices philosophy? To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows. - Epictetus
The real problems of our planet are not economic or technical, they are philosophical. The philosophy of unbridled materialism is being challenged by events. - Ernst F. Schumacher
Philosophy does not promise to secure anything external for man, otherwise it would be admitting something that lies beyond its proper subject-matter. For as the material of the carpenter is wood, and that of statuary bronze, so the subject-matter of the art of living is each person's own life. - Epictetus
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
The difference between Philosophy and Poetry is that one deals with Aesthetics and feeling, The other with 'Seeing'. - Andrea L'Artiste
Philosophy is common sense with big words. - James Madison
NEWTONIAN, adj. Pertaining to a philosophy of the universe invented by Newton, who discovered that an apple will fall to the ground, but was unable to say why. His successors and disciples have advanced so far as to be able to say when. - Ambrose Bierce
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology. - James A. Garfield
Bicyclist's Philosophy of Life..."It's a matter of faith. You can keep upright only by moving forward. You have to have your eyes on the goal, not the ground. - Susan Vreeland
Broken Wind believed that we are traumatized as babies by intestinal gas or colic. The great shaman invented a technique called "gastral projection" to help release these traumas. His philosophy was simple: "To air is human ... but to really cut one loose is divine. - Swami Beyondananda
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Philosophy cannot and should not give us an account of faith, but should understand itself and know just what it has indeed to offer, without taking anything away, least of all cheating people out of something by making them think it is nothing. - Søren Kierkegaard
Isn’t it true that philosophy is a barrier? For sure it screens and modifies every bit of information that the mind allows to enter. - Debasish Mridha
Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it. - Epictetus
PLATONIC, adj. Pertaining to the philosophy of Socrates. Platonic Love is a fool's name for the affection between a disability and a frost. - Ambrose Bierce
TRUTH, n. An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance. Discovery of truth is the sole purpose of philosophy, which is the most ancient occupation of the human mind and has a fair prospect of existing with increasing activity to the end of time. - Ambrose Bierce
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives. - Anonymous
To ridicule philosophy is really to philosophize. - Blaise Pascal
Buddhism is more a philosophy for living rather than a religion or dogma - it's about being awake, free from illusions and fear, so that compassion and loving kindness permeates all of our relationships. - Charlotte Kasl
Philosophy and the subjects known as 'humanities' are still taught almost as if Darwin had never lived. No doubt this will change in time.
The drive to Santa Fe on I-25 is midly zen. There are public road signs that say "Gusty Winds May Exist". This seems more like lazy philosophy than travel advice. - Chuck Klosterman
Culture makes lies plausible through exposure to time. It makes prejudice seem like physics intergenerationally. It is therefore the most dangerous opponent of philosophy, because it feels the most credible to the average person. - Stefan Molyneux
There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. - Charles M. Schulz
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people. - Mark Twain
The American government is premised on the theory that if the individual man is to be free, his ideas, his beliefs, his ideology, his philosophy, must be placed beyond the reach of government. - William O. Douglas
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven
The agenda of the roadblock is the philosophy of the stop sign. - George W. Bush
Science must not impose any philosophy, any more than the telephone must tell us what to say. - G.K. Chesterton
Religion as a philosophy is superior to religion as a practice. - Daya Kudari
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty? - Paul Gauguin
Music is the highest form of philosophy of the conscious mind. - Debasish Mridha
You learned something right? Make it part of your life right away! You heard something clever? Internalize it instantly! You heard something beautiful? Add it to your life philosophy at once! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Philosophy means the complete liberty of the mind. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
O philosophy, life's guide! O searcher-out of virtue and expeller of vices! What could we and every age of men have been without thee? Thou hast produced cities; thou hast called men scattered about into the social enjoyment of life. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Philosophy when superficially studied, excites doubt, when thoroughly explored, it dispels it. - Francis Bacon
To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit. - Robert J. Furey
If you wish to be a great family-man learn philosophy of people, if you wish to be a great businessman learn philosophy of finance. - Amit Kalantri
This philosophy of spiritual formation through the consumption of external experiences creates worship junkies Christians who leap from one mountaintop to another, one spiritual high to another, in search of a glory that does not fade. - Skye Jethani
The more rigid and exclusive one makes the border between philosophy and theology, the more that distinction itself has to fall on the side of theology, and the more inaccessible that very distinction becomes to philosophy - Gregory B. Sadler
Philosophy of science is about as useful to scientists as ornithology is to birds. - Richard Feynman
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
And the only life which looks down upon the life of political ambition is that of true philosophy. Do you know of any other? - Plato
Why do you write meaningless philosophy? you asked. Because it gives meaning to life, I whispered with deep empathy. - Debasish Mridha
why are we here?where do we come from?traditionally,these are questionsfor philosophy,but philosophy is dead - Stephen Hawking
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know - Bertrand Russell
for to the arguments of great thinkers there is no end, the idea of argument itself being a tool to improve the mind, the sharpest of all tools, born of the love of knowledge, which is to say, philosophy. - Salman Rushdie
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
POSITIVISM, n. A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent. Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer. - Ambrose Bierce
I was only 44, which is childhood philosophy. - Will Durant
Philosophy is really nostalgia, the desire to be at home. - Novalis
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business. - Henry David Thoreau
PYRRHONISM, n. An ancient philosophy, named for its inventor. It consisted of an absolute disbelief in everything but Pyrrhonism. Its modern professors have added that. - Ambrose Bierce
Philosophy gives life to life. - Neel Burton
Doing philosophy is only a threefold or double kind of waking--being awake--consciousness. - Novalis
Theism is a philosophy of non-thinker. - Debasish Mridha
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
Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old. - Epicurus
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. - Oprah Winfrey
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
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. - H. L. Mencken
You can be RELIGIOUS without being SPIRITUAL or You can be SPIRITUAL without being RELIGIOUS or Both It all depends on your Philosophy. - Constance Chuks Friday
A conscious mind is the playground for thoughts and ideas and the ultimate source of personal philosophy. - Debasish Mridha
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. - Will Durant
By philosophy, history, economics and science, all knowledge and wisdom, humanity may eventually arrive at the awareness of its own oneness.... Sudipta Das - Sudipta Das
I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life. - Michael Faraday
The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but what the truth of things is. - Thomas Aquinas
PHILOSOPHY, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing in the world is permanent, and we're foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we're still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy. - W. Somerset Maugham
Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It's the only one. It's based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It's a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times. - Mark R. Levin
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