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35 Philosophy Quotes By Famous People

Most of the people who used to study philosophy usually end up with more questions than they started with. Some think that philosophy has given their lives a new sense, and for others; it is a total waste of time. Philosophy has different meanings at different times. Some people consider that philosophy has no useful importance in their lives because it deals with such a thing that is beyond our thinking and understanding of day-to-day life. In fact, it talks about the self and the absolute which are not possible for a man to know in a certain period of time. In fact, as a field philosophy is unique. It covers almost all areas of human knowledge. Philosophy quotes are inspirational to read, it will help us understand the meaning of philosophy better.

Throughout history, philosophy has had thinkers that were more dominant than others. In comparison, Philosophy and its use leave a deep effect, which offers important clues to the unanswered questions. Philosophy on the entire is pretty valueless, for while it asks regular questions, it fails to give regular answers. About all that can be said for philosophy is that it gives you choices, but from that point on you got to do the hard yards and sort things out for yourself. So philosophy is pretty much a do-it-yourself action.

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35 Philosophy Quotes

  1. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates
  2. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” Elie Wiesel
  3. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” William James
  4. “Happiness is the feeling that power increases — that resistance is being overcome.” Friedrich Nietzsche

  5. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” Dalai Lama

  6. “The life of man (in a state of nature) is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” Thomas Hobbes
  7. “Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.” Voltaire
  8. “Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream.” Jack Kerouac
  9. “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche
  10. “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” Ludwig Wittgenstein

  11. “The mind is furnished with ideas by experience alone” John Locke
  12. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence.” Aristotle
  13. “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Nicolas Chamfort
  14. “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  15. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Confucius

  16. “He who has a why to live can bear almost anyhow.” Friedrich Nietzsche
  17. “Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  18. “I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” John Stuart Mill
  19. “What did you do as a child that made the hours pass like minutes? Herein lies the key to your earthly pursuits.” Carl Jung
  20. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu

  21. “Why should we build our happiness on the opinions of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?” John-Jacques Rousseau
  22. “Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.” Christopher Markus
  23. “I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.” Franz Kafka
  24. “Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily.” William of Ockham
  25. “Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it.” Epictetus

  26. “Don’t live your life through what-ifs, live it with I knows.” Marco Zuniga
  27. “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.” Benjamin Franklin Wade
  28. “Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn’t calculate his happiness.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  29. “It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death.” Jim Morrison
  30. “There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.” Seneca

  31. “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” Plato
  32. “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  33. “Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.” Immanuel Kant
  34. “He who thinks great thoughts often makes great errors.” Martin Heidegger
  35. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

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