Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Thought
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

Buddha

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By theme : Philosophy
Nature abhors annihilation.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Nature Philosophy
Philosophy is the art of living.

Plutarch

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By theme : Life Philosophy
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Socrates

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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By theme : Life Philosophy
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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By theme : Love Philosophy
I am a man; I count nothing human foreign to me.

Terence

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy
The gods help them that help themselves.

Aesop

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By theme : Life Philosophy
Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.

Thomas Mann

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By theme : Evil Morality Philosophy
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Friendship Hatred Knowledge Philosophy
All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
So many men, so many opinions; everyone has his own fancy.

Terence

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No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.

Plato

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By theme : Evil Good Philosophy Death
Where there is no property there is no injustice.

John Locke

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By theme : Philosophy Society
You can ask me to look for the truth, but you cannot ask me to find it.

Denis Diderot

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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Thought
Philosophy perpetually concerned with what we must believe, and never with what we must do.

Joseph Joubert

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The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and madmen.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Society
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