Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.

Francis Bacon

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Philosophy easily triumphs over past and future evils, but present evils triumph over philosophy.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Neither the sun nor death can be looked at steadily.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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The more we live by our intellect, the less we understand the meaning of life.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Remember, what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.

Socrates

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

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Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know that man is here for the sake of other men.

Albert Einstein

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No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

Aesop

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Misery is almost always the result of thinking.

Joseph Joubert

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Never confuse movement with action.

Ernest Hemingway

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They understand but little who understands only what can be explained.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.

Elbert Hubbard

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The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.

Socrates

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The law is reason, free from passion.

Aristotle

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He is able who thinks he is able.

Buddha

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There is only one proof of ability - action.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Philip Chesterfield

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You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus

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The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.

Edgar Watson Howe

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

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