Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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By theme : Life Philosophy
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Art Philosophy Religion Science
Age either transfigures or petrifies.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Life Philosophy Psychology
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.

Wilson Mizner

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By theme : Life Philosophy Wisdom
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.

Epictetus

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Philosophy Thought
Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Thought
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Philosophy Society
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Confucius

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By theme : Philosophy Work
All cruelty springs from weakness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Philosophy Reason Wisdom
Fortune cannot take away what she did not give.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Happiness Philosophy
Philosophy first constructs a scheme of happiness and then tries to fit the world to it.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Philosophy Wit
The masses of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts.

Aristotle

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By theme : Life Men Philosophy
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.

Joseph Conrad

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By theme : Knowledge Life Philosophy
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Truth
Everything comes to us from others. To be is to belong to someone.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Life Philosophy
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Liberty Philosophy
Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy War
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Knowledge Philosophy Thought
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

Henry Brooks Adams

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By theme : Life Philosophy Wisdom
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