Quotes About Philosophy

Philosophy is common sense with big words.
James Madison

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Abraham Lincoln

Quotes About Philosophy
Quotes About Philosophy
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

There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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 Lama

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Ronald Reagan

I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

History should be written as philosophy.

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Khalil Gibran

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
Jim Rohn

Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
Henry Miller

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

Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Ambrose Bierce

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats

Philosophy, Impersonal anxiety; refuge among anemic ideas.
Emile M. Cioran

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven

A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
Marcel Proust

My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.
Satchel Paige

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.
John Keats

The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.
William James

Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Francis Bacon

Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Bertrand Russell

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

Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
Thomas Hobbes

Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy.
Martin Heidegger

Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
Sydney J. Harris

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.
Paul Tillich

The highest point of philosophy is to be both wise and simple; this is the angelic life.
John Chrysostom

The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
George Santayana

The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
George Santayana

The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men - the man he is and the man he wants to be.
William Feather

It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just theory will always be confirmed by experiment.
Thomas Malthus

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
David Hume

There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language.
Henri Bergson

Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
David Hume

Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
David Hume