Philosopher Quotations


"There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man."


"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

James, William

“Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”

Jefferson, Thomas

“Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.”


“A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.”

“Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.”

“I counsel you, my friends: Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.”

“Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.”

“The Kingdom of Heaven is a condition of the heart—-not something that comes upon the earth or after death.”

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”


“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”


“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”


“Strive to bring back the god in yourselves to the God in the All”


“The truth is easier to prove.”


“Differences in world view always result in conflict.”

"No matter how carefully you say something, somebody, somewhere, will find a way to misunderstand it."


“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.”

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