Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

All generalizations are false, including this one.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Truth
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Childhood Philosophy Wisdom
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Liberty Philosophy
The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Buddha

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By theme : Happiness Life Philosophy
There is nothing permanent except change.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

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If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher`s stone.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Business Life Money Philosophy
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Morality Philosophy Psychology
Maybe this world is another planet`s hell.

Aldous Huxley

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Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

Denis Diderot

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By theme : Liberty Philosophy Politics
The secret of man`s being is not only to live, but to have something to live for.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Life Philosophy Wisdom
To endure uncertainty is difficult, but so are most of the other virtues.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Reason Wisdom
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought Wisdom
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is. I believe in the latter.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Life Philosophy
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

Martin Luther

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Truth Wisdom
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