Philosophical Quotes - Page 5

Philosophy, n. A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
– Ambrose Bierce

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
– Lewis Carrol

If a placebo has an effect, is it any less real than the real thing?
– Nathaniel LeTonnerre

If a man’s good for nothing else, he can at least teach philosophy.
– William James

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
– Dr Seuss

It takes all the running you can do just to keep in the same place.
– Lewis Carroll

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
– James Thurber

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
– Andre Gide

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
– Oscar Wilde

How can you expect a man who’s warm to understand one who’s cold?
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Practice yourself in little things, and thence proceed to greater.
– Epictetus

There is no statement so absurd that no philosopher will make it.
– Cicero

The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
– George Santayana

If a man who cannot count finds a four leaf clover, is he lucky?
– Stanislaw J. Lec

A philosophical problem has the form: I don’t know my way about.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

And in the end, the love you take Is equal to the love you make.
– John Lennon

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
– Henry Ward Beecher

To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
– John Burroughs

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
– Aesop

A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph Stalin