Philosophy Quotes

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Philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes.

Philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes.

Eleanor Roosevelt
By daily dying, I have come to be.

By daily dying, I have come to be.

Theodore Roethke
The map is not the territory.

The map is not the territory.

Alfred Korzybski
What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.

Elie Wiesel
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.

Immanuel Kant
It was the greatest sensation of existence: not to trust but to know.

It was the greatest sensation of existence: not to trust but to know.

Ayn Rand
There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.

There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.

Seneca the Younger
What is at issue is the conversion of the mind from the twilight of error to the truth, that climb up into the real world which we shall call true philosophy.

What is at issue is the conversion of the mind from the twilight of error to the truth, that climb up into the real world which we shall call true philosophy.

Plato
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.

You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.

Khalil Gibran
Philosophy when superficially studied, excites doubt, when thoroughly explored, it dispels it.

Philosophy when superficially studied, excites doubt, when thoroughly explored, it dispels it.

Francis Bacon
Philosophy will clip an angel's wings, Conquer all mysteries by rule and line, Empty the haunted air, and gnomed mine - Unweave a rainbow.

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings, Conquer all mysteries by rule and line, Empty the haunted air, and gnomed mine - Unweave a rainbow.

John Keats