86 Quotes About Philosophy

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Lovely flowers are the smiles of God's goodness.
- William Wilberforce
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Poetry too is a little incarnation, giving body to what had been before invisible and inaudible.
- C.S. Lewis
84
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
- G.K. Chesterton
83
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
- Blaise Pascal
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Praise the sea, but keep on the land.
- George Herbert
81
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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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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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
73
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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Love, and do what you like.
- Augustine
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