Philosophical Quotes

Meaning of Philosophy:

What is philosophy:-

plato and aristotlePhilosophy is the rotational study of general subjects concerning which certainty cannot easily be scientifically or by simple  observation. These often include topics that range from existence, knowledge nd reason to morality the mind and  beauty The English word "philosophy" comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means "love of wisdom" and was used to refer to any pursuit of knowledge.]"Science" was coined to refer to the reasoning known as the   scientific method which employed increasingly successful empirical  techniques. The term Natural Philosophy was succeeded by the   natural science, such as  phisics, chemistry and biology.          
Read the following Quotes:-

1.Just living is not enough.  One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
                                                                                                  ~Hans Christian Anderson

2.When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave    ~Erma Bombeck

3.The purpose of life is a life of ~Robert Byrne

4.I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.  This makes it hard to plan the ~Elwyn Brooks White

5.Life is simple, it's just not easy.  ~Author Unknown

6.A life without cause is a life without effect.  ~Barbarella

7.Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished.  If you're alive, it isn't.  ~Richard Bach

8.Life is not always fair.  Sometimes you get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow.  ~Terri Guillemets

9.Life... is like a box of chocolates - a cheap, thoughtless, perfunctory gift that no one ever asks for, unreturnable because all you get back is another box of chocolates.  So, you're stuck with mostly undefinable whipped mint crap, mindlessly wolfed down when there's nothing else to eat while you're watching the game.  Sure, once is a while you get a peanut butter cup or an English toffee but it's gone too fast and the taste is fleeting.  In the end, you are left with nothing but broken bits filled with hardened jelly and teeth-shattering nuts, which, if you are desperate enough to eat, leaves nothing but an empty box of useless brown paper.                                    
                                                                                                                                    ~The X-Files 

10.Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire.  I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl.  Let him come out as I do, and bark.  ~Samuel Johnson

11.'Tis all a chequer board of nights and days,
Where destiny with men for pieces plays;
Hither and thither, and mates, and slays.
                                                        ~Edward Fitzgerald, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, 1859

12.The philosophy of mine earth can be summed up as this:  Sunshine creates happiness, and I create myself.  Nights are long and life is predominantly good.  Wind is refreshing.  Tea is wisdom.  Do the best you can, and be good to yourself so that you can above all be good to others.  ~Jessi Lane Adams

13.In masks outrageous and austere
The years go by in single file;
But none has merited my fear,
And none has quite escaped my smile.
                                            ~Elinor Hoyt Wylie, Let No Charitable Hope
14.Life is a long process of getting tired.  ~Samuel Butler

15.I really enjoy life I'm just not good at it.  ~Daniel, @blindedpoet

16.He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for.  ~Moroccan Proverb

17.The kaleidoscope of colour which is my life, shows the interesting choices I've made along the way.  ~Antie Koekie, 

18.But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.  ~Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum

19.I wish to die knowing that I took a fleeting instant of eternity and fashioned from it a lifetime.  ~Robert Brault, 

20.God asks no man whether he will accept life.  That is not the choice.  You must take it.  The only question is how.  ~Henry Ward Beecher

21.Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.  ~Douglas Adams

22.Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?  ~George Bernard Shaw

23.There is a time early in life when there seem to be countless reasons for happiness, and then you discover your mom is making them up.  ~Robert Brault, 

24.In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life.  It goes on.  ~Robert Frost

25.To whoever invented fantasy, redwood trees, and apple pie for breakfast:  well done.  ~Dr. SunWolf

26.Life is like a ten-speed bicycle.  Most of us have gears we never use.  ~Charles Schulz

28.There is no finish line.  ~Nike advertisement

29.It may be life is only worthwhile at moments.  Perhaps that is all we ought to expect.  ~Sherwood Anderson

30.I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse.  I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.  ~Ludwig Wittgenstein

31.The art of life is the art of avoiding pain.  ~Thomas Jefferson

32.Serenity of spirit and turbulence of action should make up the sum of a man's life.  ~Vita Sackville-West

33.The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.  ~William Lyon Phelps

34.In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.  ~Charlie Brown

35.The world is a grindstone and life is your nose.  ~Fred Allen

36.Not unfortunately the universe is wild - game-flavoured as a hawk's wing.  ~B.P. Blood

37.The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.  ~Chinese Proverb

38.People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle.  But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth.  Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize:  a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes.  All is a miracle.  ~Thich Nhat Hanh

39.You live and learn.  At any rate, you live.  ~Douglas Adams

40.Life can be easy, it is only question of choosing between solutions and illusions.  ~Didier D’haese

41.Everything which is properly business we must keep carefully separate from life.  Business requires earnestness and method; life must have a freed handling.  ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

42.Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.  ~Learned Hand

43.The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.  It is a little star dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.  ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

44.Life is the sum of all your choices.  ~Albert Camus

45.Life is a brief opportunity to do something prehumously.  ~Robert Brault,  

46.Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light.  Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky.  Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.  ~Seneca

47.Out of a hundred years a few minutes were made that stayed with me, not a hundred years.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

48.If A equals success, then the formula is:  A = X + Y + Z, where X is work, Y is play, and Z is keep your mouth shut.  ~Albert Einstein

49.I gave my life to learning how to live.
Now that I have organized it all...
It is just about over.
~Sandra Hochman

50.There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination.  Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.  ~Anaïs Nin

51.Life is not fair, nor has it ever been, but the morning seems determined to dawn until it is.  ~Robert Brault,

52.Life is a horizontal fall.  ~Jean Cocteau

53.[P]erhaps nothing 'ud be a lesson to us if it didn't come too late.  It's well we should feel as life's a reckoning we can't make twice over; there's no real making amends in this world, any more nor you can mend a wrong subtraction by doing your addition right.  ~George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), Adam Bede

55.Only a few things are really important.  ~Marie Dressler

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