Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Philosophy
If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
If there is no God, everything is permitted.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
Stay where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.

Buddha

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By theme : Life Philosophy
It is in no man`s power to have whatever he wants; but he has it in his power not to wish for what he hasn`t got, and cheerfully make the most of things that do not come his way.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.

Buddha

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By theme : Philosophy
Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Philosophy Time
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Reason
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Whatever is done from love always occurs beyond good and evil.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Love Philosophy
The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Philosophy Society
Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
History is the science of what never happens twice.

Paul Valery

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By theme : History Philosophy Wit
Do not respond to the evil or evil will never end.

Buddha

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By theme : Evil Philosophy
Consciousness reigns but does not rule.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Conscience Philosophy
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy
The weakness of strength is that it counts only on strength.

Paul Valery

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Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge, which is acquired under compulsion, obtains no hold on the mind.

Plato

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By theme : Knowledge Philosophy
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

Socrates

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By theme : Evil Knowledge Philosophy
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