Philosophical Quotes And Sayings


Philosophical Quotes And Sayings

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.”
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.”
– Peter Ustinov

“What will survive of us is love.”
– Philip Larkin

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation”
– Plato

“Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.”
– Polish Proverb

“If you think you’re free, there’s no escape possible.”
– Ram Dass

“Forgiveness is the final form of love.”
– Reinhold Niebuhr

“I think therefore I am.”
– René Descartes

“One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.”
– René Descartes

“Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.”
– Stendhal

“The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention.”
– Richard Warren

“I was once a skeptic but was converted by the two missionaries on either side of my nose.”
– Robert Brault

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”
– Rumi

“If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.”
– Russian Proverb

“You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.”
– Sam Keen

“Even while they teach, men learn.”
– Seneca the Younger

“There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.”
– Socrates

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”
– Socrates

Philosophy is life’s dry-nurse, who can take care of us – but not suckle us.”
– Soren Kierkegaard

“Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward.”
– Søren Kierkegaard

“If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?.”
– Stanislaw J. Lec

“No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.”
– Terry Josephson

“By daily dying I have come to be.”
– Theodore Roethke

“Oh, Heaven, it is mysterious, it is awful to consider that we not only carry a future Ghost within us; but are, in very deed, Ghosts!”
– Thomas Carlyle

“What you see, yet can not see over, is as good as infinite.”
– Thomas Carlyle

“Leisure is the mother of philosophy”
– Thomas Hobbes

“The life of man (in a state of nature) is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short”
– Thomas Hobbes

“It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.”
– Thomas Mann

“The question of love is one that cannot be evaded. Whether or not you claim to be interested in it, from the moment you are alive you are bound to be concerned with love, because love is not just something that happens to you: It is a certain special way of being alive. Love is, in fact, an intensification of life, a completeness, a fullness, a wholeness of life.”
– Thomas Merton

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it is on your plate.”
– Thornton Wilder

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