Top Ten Greatest Philosophical Quotes
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1Albert Einstein: Real sign of intelligence isn't knoweldge, it's imagination More comments about Albert Einstein: Real sign of intelligence isn't knoweldge, it's imagination
2Gandhi: Live simply that others may simply live More comments about Gandhi: Live simply that others may simply live
3The Book of Job: Remember: life is a breath; Soon I will vanish from your sight. The eye that looks will not see me; You may search but I will be gone. Like a cloud fading in the sky, Man dissolves into death. And never comes home again.
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4Socrate: My advice to you is to get married: Iif you find a good wife you'll be happy; If not, you'll become a philosophe More comments about Socrate: My advice to you is to get married: Iif you find a good wife you'll be happy; If not, you'll become a philosophe
5Socrates: I only know one thing, and that is I know nothing More comments about Socrates: I only know one thing, and that is I know nothing
6Forrest Gump: Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get
7Aristotle: Happiness is something final and complete in itself, As being the aim and end of practical activities whatever... Happiness then we define as the active exercise of the mind In conformity with perfect goodness or virtue
8Pascal: It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not the reason More comments about Pascal: It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not the reason
9Plato: There will be no end to the troubles of states,Or of humanity itself,Till philosophers become kings in this world,Or till those we now call kings and rulers really And truly become philosophers,
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10Albert Camus: It was previously a question Of finding out whether or not life Has to have a meaning to be lived. It now becomes clear, on the contrary That it will be lived all the better if it has no meaning
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11Henry David Thoreau: To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, Nor even to found a school, But so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, A life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust
12Epicurus: Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
13Bruce Lee: I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
14Walt Disney: Too many people grow up. Thats the trouble with the world... They don't remember what its like to be twelve years old.
15Bruce Lee: Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
16John F. Kennedy: Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
17Albert Camus: If there is one thing one can always yearn for And sometimes attain, it is human love
18Lewis Carrol: It is the privilege of true genius, And especially genius who opens up a new path, To make great mistakes with impunity
19Yoda: Do or do not, there is no try.
20Tupac: Remember through every dark night, there's a brighter day after that.
21Not all things we don't see aren't there - Mauka Ramsy
22Ichigo: If fate is a millstone, then we are the grist. There is nothing we can do. So I wish for strength. If I cannot protect them from the wheel, then give me a strong blade, and enough strength... to shatter fate.
23René Descartes: I think therefore I am
24You Must Sacrifice Your Comforts of Today for Your Greater Tomorrow
25The easiest way to live a simple life is just to put God first and believe that there is certainly a day when you gonna meet Him and held accountable for all your deeds.
26When dwelling on the negative, never entertain your thoughts. Let the thoughts entertain you.
27Always smile, that is the best way to cover the troubles behind your face.
28It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. - Lm10
29Know your true enemy, for it is no one else but you yourself, do the right thing. - Chaitach .S
30Jonathan Lopez: There is no such thing as a box, it simply hides the truth.
31Everything I do changes things, everything I don't do makes a difference.
32What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
33There is an inner logic, and we're taught to stay far from it. It is simple and elegant, but it's cruel and antithetic, and there is not effort to reveal it. . . - Unknown
34The Fourth Doctor: What's the point of being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes?
35The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun
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