Top Ten Greatest Philosophical QuotesMatrixGuy
The Top TenXW
No words of mine can ever do any justice to this man... All I can say is the quote shown above reflects what a great man he truly was and still is. I wonder what he would say if he lived in this world right now. Would he be disgusted or amazed?
Almost as reminiscent of what would Jesus say if he were to have seen what has been done in his name.
Maybe einstein doesn't have the greatest knowledge, but have the greatest imagination of all :D
Much recpect for this great man, more known for his scientific discoveries, I know him as the man he his
He'd be disgusted. The planet's dying and the human race - along with almost everything else - is about to become extinct. Unless he's a nihilist, which would make him delighted.V9 Comments
These are words to live by in this world of extremes. We need to be more mindful of how our choices and acts affects people we have never met.
short in reading, deep in grasping, deeper in understanding and deepest in implemenation
It show's gratefulness; something which human's desperately need.
But life is complex.V3 Comments
It is natural truth that no one knows everything but it is really very difficult to confess that. But one who accept that, his such a sentence reflect that he knows more than others.
More true than some of the others, and definitely smarter than some movie quote that just sounds cool, because you saw the movie.
He knows nothing, reverse it. He doesn't know everything/anything
He knows nothing is the opposite of He doesn't know everything/anything
Therefore Socrates knows everything/anything, and therefor he is the wisest. , That's the true meaning of that quote.
It speaks a lot...V12 Comments
You ask how one may write so well?
This is done by divine inspiration. The Bible in all of it's entirety was written in this way. From the earliest text to the newest; from Genesis to Revelation. The Book, or rather "Volume", that is the Holy Bible was constructed by the very hand of God, orchestrated through time.
This is so pretty and beautiful. The trick is that now we say "ooh how nicely said! " but if anybody nowadays would say anything like that we would be like "what's he talking about? Is he crazy? "
It tells many things about humanity that many ignore or wish not to speak because they are scared, so it's a good way to tell the truth without telling someone that its how we all will end up one day.
So there's atheism in the bible? Good!V6 Comments
Get married with good wife = imagination
getting married is to share our love and affection, no one is complete without a wife or a husband for that matter
this is very correct as philosophers our mostly full of negative energy and this is humorous to me...
My goodness! He's being ironic, that's all. This isn't an advertisement for marriage, more a sarcastic take on the apparent navel gazing those who don't marry engage in. It's self-deprecating comedy.V2 Comments
People push reason aside when it comes to God.
Humanity and God are like lovers, and love can make people blind.
God is whatever you want it to be, perceived by your Mind and soul, therefore, God is only a perception... "He" is not the creator of the universe, nor can he be compared in an analogy to a lover.
The heart doesn't perceive anything it is an organ that pumps blood around the body, nothing more, nothing less.
Faith comes first before reason, although both are necessary to perceive God.
They rain bombs on civilians without reason, too.V3 Comments
Happiness is fleeting, elusive, and temporary. The best a person can do is to not suffer excessively and unnecessarily.
Happiness is the ultimate reason why I live, only that man could not understand.
Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the aim and end of one's existence.V1 Comment
It's an opinion on the finiteness of life. From nothing we came, and to nothing we return. I guess it's up to you what you do with your time, plus your attitude to what happens with your time.
Yes, I agree because I think that we should live like a ongoing river having no goal,blessing life with full of water.
Nice philosophical quotes...
Must be followed in a persons life...
Plato is one of the greatest thinkers in the history of mankind. Although some of his thoughts are derailed by the age in which he lived and the things he thus took for granted, he was ever so right to present this thought. By a philosopher Plato means the person who searches for the origin of human thoughts and action with the aim of knowing what choices to make in life. Many people who currently govern the world are more than capable intellectually and posses the right knowledge to make right decisions, but lack the knowledge of the origin of thoughts and are therefore unable to distinguish right from wrong.
"If even one remains uncorrupted in a community which is prepared to obey him, then that is enough: everything that is now open to doubt would become a full-fledged reality. "
Plato is an absolute great thinker. Great nations are built through the reflection on the words of a man like Plato. My worry is that literal minded men do not recognize such great minds in history.
All Philosophers are idealists, but to assume that all Philosophers shall unite as one in some sort of Utopian society is naive. There are genetic personality traits to take into account, differences in what is right and wrong...you name it. Fine ideal, but unattainable like all the rest. There's no such thing as a universal truth - even in literature. Everything's an opinion piece, even mine.
What's missing in this idealistic quote is that most people are trying their very best to be the best people they can, yet the planet is still dying.V4 Comments
That's great, I have practised the front kick thousands of times and tell you what? Its perfectly dangerous to try it on someone! Brinya
The art of mastering. Not necessarily restricted to Kungfu - but almost every aspects of life.V1 Comment
Life is like a box of chocolates. It doesn't last long for fat people.
Sorry, I couldn't resist - CityGuru
Actually, it says it on the little paper or on the box.
If I buy a box of Toblerone, that's what I'm getting.
The best in my opinion - belarbi
Life is like a box of chocolates, but I know what's in a box of chocolates: chocolate. - SeekerSpockV6 Comments
Very true. So many of us endlessly complained about the things that we don't have at the moment. The fact is, we already got so much of what once was a burning need.
I never asked for life, so I'm not grateful or ungrateful for it. My parents copulated, conceived, and here I am in the middle of nowhere responding to a philosophical thread. I don't recall ever signing up got life.
Be content today. Let the time do its thing. When you meet tomorrow - look back. Thick those unchecked box from yesterday. But tomorrow only adds to the stock - the unchecked boxes. So you be content again! Toady!
Thinking this way will make your days happier.V3 Comments
Who decides what Philosophy is and isn't? Philosophers aren't here to please and make us all feel better, they're here to make us question our beliefs, our ideals, and the endless paradox' that life presents. If you want to feel better, go hug a tree - while they're still here.
I'm a smart ass, but I can't argue with this one. He has encapsulated my life and aspirations in a nutshell.V1 Comment
Bruce acknowledging the harsh realities of life. Succinctly put, too.V1 Comment
Lol! If I want children I'll go to a club and, if I get lucky, I can impregnate a woman. How miraculous. I want adults in this world, not children. There's far too many people on the planet as it is, and the one's that are here behave exactly like children.
Forgiving them is good... And their names in this context is the lesson... So if something related to their names (lessons) comes up in future, you take the necessary precautions... It's a good one
If anyone did to me what they did to Kennedy would end up in an electric chair.V2 Comments
George Lucas tried, and came up with Jar Jar Binks. Do not do or try ever again please, George.V2 Comments
It's a shame that we fail to love one another when love is rated so high and its for free!V1 Comment
Don't give up on your difficults you can still find a better wayV1 Comment
The Atom Bomb anyone?
Related ListsTop Ten Best "Goodbye" Quotes The Top Ten Family Guy Quotes All Time Best Movie Quotes Top Ten Funniest Quotes and Sayings Best Simpsons Quotes
List StatsUpdated 12 Feb 2016
7 years, 201 days old
2. Gandhi: Live simply that others may simply live
3. Socrates: I only know one thing, and that is I know nothing