Quotes about philosophy
2356 quotes about philosophy.
The poet is not a philosopher, but a clairvoyant.
Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity. A philosophical work consists essentially of elucidations. Philosophy does not result in "philosophical propositions", but rather in the clarification of propositions. Without philosophy thoughts are, as it were, cloudy and indistinct: its task is to make them clear and to give them sharp boundaries.
When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers.
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
We have to make philosophy itself an object of philosophical concern.
To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
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.
Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers.
To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio.
There are now-a-days professors of philosophy but not philosophers.
Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
A philosopher once said, 'Half of good philosophy is good grammar.'
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
There is only one thing that a philosopher can be relied on to do, and that is, to contradict other philosophers.
One can only become a philosopher, but not be one. As one believes he is a philosopher, he stops being one.
The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war.
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