Philosophical Quotes - Page 4

The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
– Robert M. Pirsig

Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

When I break any of the chains that bind me I feel that I make myself smaller.
– W.S. Merwin

A country’s strategy is always based on a fundamental philosophical outlook.
– Marc Forne Molne

A happy man marries the girl he loves; a happier man loves the girl he marries.
– Anonymous

Things are entirely what they appear to be and behind them… there is nothing.
– Jean Paul

It is not so much what is on the table that matters, as what is on the chairs.
– W.S. Gilbert

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
– Matsuo Basho

The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
– Edward R. Murrow

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
– Peter Ustinov

What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
– Jesus Christ

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
– Mark Twain

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
– Karl Marx

It’s very strange when the life you never had flashes before your eyes.
– Terri Minsky

I doubt one could live in the darkness, but one could probably survive.
– Nathaniel LeTonnerre

You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough.
– William Blake

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
– Mark Twain

Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
– Stendhal

An old man who marries a young wife grows younger but she grows older.
– Proverb

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
– Rumi