86 Quotes About Philosophy

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Lovely flowers are the smiles of God's goodness.
- William Wilberforce
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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- Augustine
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The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
- Blaise Pascal
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No philosophical theory which I have yet come across is a radical improvement on the words of Genesis, that 'In the beginning God made Heaven and Earth'.
- C.S. Lewis
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Poetry too is a little incarnation, giving body to what had been before invisible and inaudible.
- C.S. Lewis
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A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Praise the sea, but keep on the land.
- George Herbert
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The nescience of the Agnostic philosophy is the proof from experience that to be carnally minded is Death.
- Henry Drummond
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Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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When you invite a middle-aged moralist to address you, I suppose I must conclude that you have a taste for middle-aged moralizing.
- C.S. Lewis
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Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.
- C.S. Lewis
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Reasoning is never, like poetry, judged from the outside at all.
- C.S. Lewis
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We have had enough, once and for all, of Hedonism--the gloomy philosophy which says that Pleasure is the only good.
- C.S. Lewis
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This moment contains all moments.
- C.S. Lewis
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In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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Allegories are fine ornaments and good illustrations, but not proof.
- Martin Luther
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All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
- G.K. Chesterton
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One hour's sleep before midnight is worth three after.
- George Herbert
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Victories that are cheap are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Often the cockloft is empty in those whom nature hath built many stories high.
- Thomas Fuller
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Art can teach without at all ceasing to be art.
- C.S. Lewis
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It does seem to me like asking which blade in a pair of scissors is most necessary.
- C.S. Lewis
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Sometimes I feel like the most liberal person among conservatives, and sometimes like the most conservative among liberals.
- Phillips Brooks
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A yawn is a silent shout.
- G.K. Chesterton
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When men comfort themselves with philosophy, 'tis not because they have got two or three sentences, but because they have digested those sentences, and made them their own: philosophy is nothing but discretion.
- John Selden
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