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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. Quote Right
by C S Lewis | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival. Quote Right
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Quote Left Do not all charms fly at the mere touch of cold philosophy? There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: we know her woof, her texture; she is given in the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an angel's wings, conquer all mysteries by rule and line, empty the haunted air, and gnome mine unweave a rainbow. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe in the practice and philosophy of what we have agreed to call magic, and what I must call the evocation of spirits, though I do not know what they are, in the power of creating magic illusions in the visions of truth in the depths of the minds when the eyes are closed. Quote Right
by William Butler Yeats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabb Quote Right
by John Milton | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an i... Quote Right
by Ralph Waldo Emerson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy. Quote Right
by Henry David Thoreau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
by Giacomo Leopardi | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left There is no faith, and no stoicism, and no philosophy, that a mortal man can possibly evoke, which will stand the final test of a real impassi... Quote Right
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Quote Left The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life (of which every one has his share) not only decently, but dignifiedly. Quote Right
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Quote Left I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. Quote Right
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Quote Left Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. Sports Quote Right
by Ambrose Bierce | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A religion, that is, a true religion, must consist of ideas and facts both; not of ideas alone without facts, for then it would be mere Philosophy; -- nor of facts alone without ideas, of which those facts are symbols, or out of which they arise, or upon which they are grounded: for then it would be mere History. Quote Right
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Keep me away from the wisdom that does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. Quote Right
by Kahlil Gibran | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. Quote Right
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Quote Left One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. Quote Right
by William Shakespeare | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it must be lived --forwards. The more one ponders this, the more it comes to mean that life in the temporal existence never becomes quite intelligible, precisely because at no moment can I find complete quiet to take the backward-looking position. Quote Right
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