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I Like Philosophical Quotes

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    Times Do Not Change

    History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. - Martin Luther King Jr   It is a wonderful thing to find a quote from our history that...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    Not Profound, But True.

    I Run, therefore I am Nuts!  Book Title by Bob Schwartz.
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M Sep 1, 2008

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    My story isn’t sweet

    and harmonious like invented stories. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves.” — Hermann Hesse *Not entirely in the realm of philosophy, but then again the beauty of life and philosophy...
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    And Here's Another One

    "You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough."  --William Blake, Proverbs of Hell
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M Jul 24, 2008

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    Men always talk about the most important things

    to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. -G. K. Chesterton
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Dec 6, 2013

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    Life

    We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again.  There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it.  ~Albert...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    The Real Sight

     The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.  ~Eric Berne  
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    Men and women are not free to love decently

    until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice. - Aleister Crowley
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Brilliant Metaphor

    “The sun was like a huge 50-cent piece that someone had poured kerosene on and then had lit with a match, and said, "Here, hold this while I go get a newspaper," and put the coin in my hand, but never came back.” -Richard Brautigan
    menelaeus menelaeus 61-65, M Nov 8, 2013

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    Anybody can become angry -

    that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy. Aristotle
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    Love This Quote!

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
    XSorriedX XSorriedX 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    Here's One

    "The fish trap exists because of the fish.  Once you've gotten the fish you can forget the trap.  The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.  Once you've gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare.  Words exist because of meaning.  Once you've...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    “When we honestly ask ourselves

    which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” ― Henri Nouwen
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    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Hmmm...

    If I make the lashes dark And the eyes more bright And the lips more scarlet, Or ask if all be right From mirror after mirror, No vanity's displayed: I'm looking for the face I had Before the world was made. ~W.B. Yeats
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2008

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    Where to Go?

    Alice came to a fork in the road.  "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter." ~Lewis Carroll, Alice...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Rich...

    A rich men is not one who has the most, but is one who needs the least.
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    "At the center of your being you have the

    anwer; you know who you are and you know what you want."-Lao Tzu
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F Jan 6

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    "Now I see the secret of making the best

    person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth." -Walt Whitman  
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    "If you are silent, be silent out of love.

    If you speak, speak out of love.”-Saint Augustine
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    I like my women like i like my coffee . Without a penis
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    As a lifelong nudist, I like a T with "Dare to go Bare" on the front and "Nude is Natural" on the back!
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    I made decisions that i regret, and i took them as learning experiences. I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else. -queen latifah
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    They say that trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you've never met
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    ''She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice, it was supposed to make feel something''
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    The Great Lao-Tseu said - ~It is only when you see a mosquito landing on your testicles that you realize that there is always a way to solve problems without using violence.
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    No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. Henry Ward Beecher
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    "be safe in this world. it's big, and scary. don't succumbs to peer pressure. stay strong. don't give in to depression. stay safe. if you get bullied, walk through the fire...
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    And no i wont define good.
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    You will always be judged for nearly everything that you do, You have to laugh it off and keep being the bright rainbow donut unicorn that you are c: Never let people steal ya...
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M Aug 26

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    Yes , sometimes...........................................,.....,.....,...........................................
    patrickpatterson patrickpatterson 18-21, M Aug 26

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    "If you love life, life loves you back"
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Know your true self, seek self improvement, and don't be a hypocrite when conducting self analyzation!
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    "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good" -moony, wormtail, padfoot & prongs
    LunaRay19 LunaRay19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    "Love is a felling not a decision. You con't choose who you love . If you could , it would be much simpler , but less magical."
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    We stopped checking for monsters under our beds, when we realized, they were inside us.
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F Aug 28

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    Can't never did do nuthin'. Failure comes, not from falling down one last time, but rather, from failing to get up one more time. When you feel you've hit bottom, all is not lost...
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F Aug 28

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    "Beauty is an internal light, a spirtual radiance that all women have but most women hide, unconsciously, denying its existence. What we do not claim remains invisible...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Sep 1

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    Roses are red , this much is true . But violets are purple NOT ******* BLUE!!!😡
    UnusualOwl13 UnusualOwl13 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I am not your plan "B". You don't understand and i can't explain.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Something i learned about people...If they do it once,they'll do it again.
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    Old people at weddings always poke me and say "you're next". So I started doing the same to them at funerals ~ Uknown
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    Sometimes cold heart just needs a warm smile Braum I love poros
    renguard renguard 16-17, M Sep 4

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    "Try to touch the past. Try to deal with the past. It's not real. It's just a dream." —Ted Bundy
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Sep 5

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    'I'm laughing just to keep from crying' I love that quote
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M Sep 7

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    Coincidence or Not?!?! I think this is........…......
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 8