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Juan Ramon Jimenez

The poet is not a philosopher, but a clairvoyant.

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When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers.

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George Santayana

Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.

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We have to make philosophy itself an object of philosophical concern.

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Blaise Pascal

To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.

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Dalai Lama

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.

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Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers.

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Arturo Toscanini

To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio.

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Henry David Thoreau

There are now-a-days professors of philosophy but not philosophers.

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David Hume

Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.

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Wallace Stevens

The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.

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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.

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A philosopher once said, 'Half of good philosophy is good grammar.'

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Hans Bethe

I am not a philosopher.

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Denis Diderot

The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.

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Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.

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William James

There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.

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William James

There is only one thing that a philosopher can be relied on to do, and that is, to contradict other philosophers.

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The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war.

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One can only become a philosopher, but not be one. As one believes he is a philosopher, he stops being one.

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