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Quote Left I know not if I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or if I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. Quote Right
Quote Left Immanuel Kant was a real pissant Who was very rarely stable Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy beggar Who could think you under the table David Hume could out consume Schopenhauer and Hegel And Wittgenstein was a beery swine Who was just as schloshed as Schlegel There's nothing Nietzsche couldn't teach ya 'Bout the raising of the wrist Socrates, himself, was permanently pissed John Stuart Mill, of his own free will On half a pint of shandy was particularly ill Plato they say, could stick it away Half a crate of whiskey every day Aristotle, Aristotle was a bugger for the bottle Hobbes was fond of his dram And Rene' Descartes was a drunken fart 'I drink, therefore I am' Yes, Socrates, himself, is particularly missed A lovely little thinker But a bugger when he's pissed Quote Right
Quote Left I am a thing that thinks, that is to say, a thing that doubts, affrims, denies, understands a few things, is ignorant of many things, wills, refrains from willing, and also imagines and senses Quote Right
Quote Left Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed; for everyone thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even that those who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger meas Quote Right
Quote Left Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears. Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another. Quote Right
Quote Left If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. Quote Right
Quote Left The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts. Quote Right
Quote Left I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery. Quote Right
Quote Left Cogito ergo sum. Quote Right
Quote Left I concluded that I might take as a general rule the principle that all things which we very clearly and obviously conceive are true: only observing, however, that there is some difficulty in rightly determining the objects which we distinctly conceive. Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues. Quote Right
Quote Left It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well. Quote Right
Quote Left Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. Quote Right
Quote Left It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. Quote Right
Quote Left Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed: for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. Quote Right
Quote Left Good sense is of all things in the world the most equally distributed, for everybody thinks he is so well supplied with it, that even those most difficult to please in all other matters never desire more of it than they already possess. Quote Right
Quote Left Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. Quote Right
Quote Left Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense - no one needs more of it than one already has Quote Right
Quote Left One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another. Quote Right
Quote Left Cogito, ergo, sum. (I think therefore I am.) Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations Quote Right
Quote Left In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate. Quote Right
Quote Left The only secure knowledge is that I exist Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations. Quote Right
Quote Left Cogito ergo sum. (I think; therefore I am.) Quote Right
Quote Left I think; therefore I am Quote Right
Quote Left I think; therefore I am. Quote Right
Quote Left The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. Quote Right