135 Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher
Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher


If you are looking for philosophy quotes? You have come to the right place. Here are we share the best philosophy quotes for your mental refreshment.

Everybody regardless of where they happen to be in their profession, at times needs a decent portion of motivation and consolation. Check out the following best philosophy quotes on life, love, time, reality, education and others.


Inspirational Philosophy Quotes


1. If anyone on the verge of action should judge himself according to the outcome, he would never begin. - Søren Kierkegaard

2. Be the change that you wish to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi

4. Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. - Isaac Asimov

5. Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. - Lao Tzu

6. We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. - May Sarton


Inspirational Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

7. There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. - William Shakespeare

8. A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window. - Gilles Deleuze

9. 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

10. Morality is simply the attitude, we adopt towards people we personally dislike. - Oscar Wilde


Inspirational Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

11. Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. - Benjamin Spock

12. Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell

13. 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. - Dalai Lama

14. Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust. - Sun Tzu


Inspirational Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

15. The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses. - Edith Södergran

16. Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine. - Ludwig van Beethoven


Famous Philosophy Quotes


17. The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. - Albert Einstein

18. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. - Confucius

19. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. - Socrates

20. To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man. - Aristotle

21. There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. - Seneca

22. The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato

23. Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control. - Epictetus


Famous Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

24. Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty. - Socrates

25. This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. - Rumi

26. The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long. - Lao Tzu


Great Philosophers Quotes


27. Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something. - Plato

28. I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think. - Socrates

29. Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know. - Lao Tzu

30. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Aristotle

31. He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. - Confucius

32. One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato


Great Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

33. One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been. - Sophocles

34. He who is not satisfied with a little is satisfied with nothing. - Epicurus

35. The best revenge is not to be like your enemy. - Marcus Aurelius

36. Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world. - Heraclitus


Philosophy Quotes On Life


37. A woman has to live her life or live to repent not having lived it. - D.H. Lawrence

38. Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche


39. Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window. - F. Scott Fitzgerald


Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

40. If you win, you need not have to explain. If you lose, you should not be there to explain. - Adolf Hitler

41. You do not write your life with words. You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do. - Patrick Ness

42. Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. - Fyodor Dostoevsky

43. Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life. - Aristotle

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44. May you live every day of your life. - Jonathan Swift

45. Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure. - Arthur Schopenhauer

46. The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don't wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself to be happy. - Thich Nhat Hanh


47. I want to sing like the bird's sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think. - Rumi

Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

48. Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition. - James Baldwin

49. Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them. - Albert Camus


Short Philosophical Quotes


50. A day without laughter is a day wasted. - Nicolas Chamfort

51. Things do not change; we change. - Henry David Thoreau

52. Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it. - Epictetus

53. No man was ever wise by chance. - Seneca

54. Friendship is one mind in two bodies. - Mencius

55. Like all magnificent things, it's very simple. - Natalie Babbitt

56. Philosophy can make people sick. - Aristotle


Short Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

57. The first duty of a man is to think for himself. - Jose Marti

58. To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher. - Blaise Pascal

59. I only know that I know nothing. - Socrates

60. The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears. - Heraclitus

61. Take it easy, but take it. - Woody Guthrie

62. Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing. - Lao Tzu

63. Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - J.R.R. Tolkien


Philosophical Quotes About Time


64. There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. - Elie Wiesel

65. Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adam

66. Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely. - Erma Bombeck

67. Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. - J.K.Rowling

68. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. - Dante Alighieri


Philosophy Quotes About Time That Will Turn You A Philosopher

69. Time is a game played beautifully by children. - Heraclitus

70. In politics, we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill. we do not ask for the handsomest physician or the most eloquent one. - Plato

71. Knowledge is power is time is money. - Robert Thier


Philosophy Quotes About Love


72. We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it. - Rainer Maria Rilke

73. You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. - Malcolm X

74. The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest. - Anaïs Nin

75. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu

76. The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. - Mahatma Gandhi

78. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. - Kahlil Gibran


Philosophy Quotes About Love That Will Turn You A Philosopher

79. True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen. - François de La Rochefoucauld

80. Love is a friendship set to music. - Jackson Pollock

 
81. When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be. - Leo Tolstoy


Philosophy Of Education Quotes


82. Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. - Plato

83. The past has no power over the present moment. - Eckhart Tolle

84. Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. - Carl Sagan

85. Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear. - Judy Blume

86. Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle

87. To be evenminded is the greatest virtue. Wisdom is to speak the truth and act in keeping with its nature. - Heraclitus

88. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. - Albert Einstein

89. To study philosophy is nothing but to prepare one’s self to die. - Marcus Tullius Cicero


Philosophy Quotes On Education That Will Turn You A Philosopher

90. The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding because to understand is to be free. - Baruch Spinoza

91. Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy. - Alexandre Dumas

92. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. - Aristotle


Deep Philosophical Quotes


93. You only live twice: Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face. - Ian Fleming

94. It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way. - Rollo May

95. You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts. - Kahlil Gibran

96. It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours. - Diogenes of Sinope


Deep Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

97. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. - George Bernard Shaw

98. All men by nature desire knowledge. - Aristotle

99. If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? - Laurence J. Peter

100. If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off. - Agatha Christie


101. Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. - Frank Zappa

Deep Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

102. One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. - Simone de Beauvoir

103. Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun. - Alan Wilson Watts


Philosopher Quotes On Reality


104. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

105. It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. - Gabrielle García Márquez

106. Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus

107. Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too. - Marcus Aurelius

108. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for crisis. - Seneca


109. Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. - René Descartes


Philosophy Quotes On Reality That Will Turn You A Philosopher

110. We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking. - Santosh Kalwar

111. Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not. - Epicurus

112. It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them. - Friedrich Nietzsche

113. Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy. - Isaac Newton


Funny Philosophical Quotes


114. A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. - Ludwig Wittgenstein

115. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. - Albert Einstein

116. Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new. - Ursula K. Le Guin


Funny Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

117. Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company. - Benjamin Franklin Wade

118. Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. - Dr. Seuss


Teaching Philosophy Quotes


119. The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also. - Mark Twain

120. Physics isn't the most important thing. Love is. - Richard P. Feynman

121. I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace. - Baruch Spinoza


Teaching Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

122. Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own. - Michel de Montaigne

123. Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words, Wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas


Wisdom Philosophy Quotation


124. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

125. If you understand others you are smart. If you understand yourself you are illuminated. - Lao Tzu

126. The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. - Niccolò Machiavelli

127. Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven

128. When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago. - Friedrich Nietzsche

129. Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter. - John Keats

130. One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away. - Stephen Hawking

131. It is clear that the individual who persecutes a man, his brother, because he is not of the same opinion, is a monster. - Voltaire


Wisdom Philosophy Quotes On Life That Will Turn You A Philosopher

132. The wealth required by nature is limited and is easy to procure, but the wealth required by vain ideals extends to infinity. - Epicurus

133. The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Robertson Davies

 
134. Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. - Vladimir Lenin

135. A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. - William S. Burroughs

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