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I Like Philosophical Quotes

For those who like philosophical quotes 191 People

    “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
    TH1NKf1rst TH1NKf1rst 70+, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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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
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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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    Not Profound, But True.

    I Run, therefore I am Nuts!  Book Title by Bob Schwartz.
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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
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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...
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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
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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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    Rich...

    A rich men is not one who has the most, but is one who needs the least.
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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
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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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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...
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    Related Experiences

    Quotes help you to realize your here for a reason, there here to help you when your down, to show you you'll be okay.
    Aubreygrace115 Aubreygrace115 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." -John green from the movie The fault in our stars This is one of my favorite quotes
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    "If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs." I always find that motivating when I lose hope or don't feel like working hard. Eventually I'll get a job...
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    That's another fine mess you've gotten me into. Oliver Hardy. You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off. Sir Michael Caine. The Italian Job I don't know...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 5

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    Life is like a camera focus on what's important capture the good times develop from the negatives and if things don't work out take another shot
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    "But i tell you- love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. "(Matthew 5:54)Now I know that when you are wronged it HURTS. It makes you MAD. You want to get them back...
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    "Knowledge is Power, France is Bacon."
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    "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
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    You,ll waste my time when my time comes Just lyrics of a song but so true
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    No one ever learnt anything by success You can only learn from mistakes
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    Jesus saves But Messi scores from the rebound
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    Silence isn't golden when your holding it inside
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    Action speaks louder than words An old one I know but how true
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    it's a slow process, don't make it slower by quitting
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    My ignorance of science is such that if anyone mentioned copper nitrate I should think he was talking about policemen's overtime. - Frederick Donald Coggan
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse: Florence Nightingale
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    Sore is the most satisfying pain ever: said by unknown
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    The things that come to those who wait may be the things left by those who got there first. 😃😄👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    "Remember those who changed something for they gave you what others so desperately desire" The great people say things that will never be forgotten the wisest say things that...
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    You can feel sore tomorrow, or you can feel sorry tomorrow. you chose
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    "A friend is one that knows you as you are, understand where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow." ~William Shakespeare
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    People are always talking about finding the one person that can make their heart skip a beat.. Personally i'm good, I'm not looking to develop a heart problem...
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    people will hate you, rate you shake you and break you. but how strong you stand is what makes you.
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    Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die
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    "Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. the time will pass anyway." Earl Nightingale
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    "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." ~Mahatma Gandhi
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    When life knocks you down, try to land on your back, because if you can look up, you can get up, let your reason get you back up. Les Brown
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    In Bed, it's 6am ... you close your eyes for 5 minutes, its 7:45 At work, its 1:30 ... Close your eyes for 5 minutes and its 1:31 LOL!!!
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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