Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

Pain is the outcome of sin.

Buddha

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By theme : Philosophy Religion
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives... inside ourselves.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Philosophy War
There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more that two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Philosophy Thought
Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service.

Socrates

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By theme : War Philosophy Wealth
We are what we repeatedly do.

Aristotle

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
Conviction is the conscience of the mind.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Conscience Philosophy Psychology
Even war is better than a wretched peace.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Philosophy War
Our shortcomings are the eyes with which we see the ideal.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Knowledge Philosophy Reason
The meaning of life is that it stops.

Franz Kafka

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By theme : Life Philosophy
I do not believe such a quality as chance exists. Every incident that happens must be a link in a chain.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Philosophy Reason Thought
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Future Philosophy
Memory is what makes us young or old.

Alfred de Musset

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By theme : Old Philosophy Psychology Youth
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought
By giving away food we get more strength. By bestowing clothing on others we gain more beauty. By donating abodes of purity and truth we acquire great treasures.

Buddha

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By theme : Philosophy
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Philosophy
Word is a shadow of a deed.

Democritus

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By theme : Knowledge Philosophy Psychology
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.

Theodore Roosevelt

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By theme : Philosophy Society
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.

Buddha

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By theme : Health Philosophy
Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worst to better.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?

Socrates

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By theme : Death Philosophy
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