Philosophical Quotes

The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.
– Evelyn Waugh

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You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they’re simply unbearable.
– Marguerite Duras

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What I say is that ‘just’ or ‘right’ means nothing but what is in the interest of the stronger party. – Thrasymachus in The Republic.
– Plato

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Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
– Freda Adler

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All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That’s the difference between mere theater and performance art.
– Jack Bowman

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Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
– Daniel Bell

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I have loved to the point of madness. That which is called madness. That which to me. Is the only sensible way to love.
– Francoise Sagan

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Anti Semitism has no historical, political and certainly no philosophical origins. Anti-Semitism is a disease.
– Daniel Barenboim

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Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.
– George Hegel

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