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I Like Philosophical Quotes

For those who like philosophical quotes 189 People

    "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 26-30, F Jan 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Nenad95 Nenad95 18-21, M Jan 15

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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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    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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    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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    "If you are silent, be silent out of love.

    If you speak, speak out of love.”-Saint Augustine
    icarus06 icarus06 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell

    you that solitude is fine . BALZAC
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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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...
    icarus06 icarus06 26-30, F Jan 2

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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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    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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    Joy. One of the duties of man is to cultivate

    his inner joy. But many religions have forgotten this precept. Most temples are dark and cold. The liturgical music is pompous and sad. Priests wear black. Rites celebrating the torture and the martyrs and compete in representations of scenes of cruelty. As if the torture of...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Mar 18

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    Advice for teachers: Do not see the other

    as he is but as it could be, as he could be, it is the best way to help them succeed.
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Mar 11

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    Choosing your socks by their character makes no

    sense and choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable... Anonymus.
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Mar 18

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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  
    icarus06 icarus06 26-30, F Jan 3

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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
    TH1NKf1rst TH1NKf1rst 70+, M Dec 8, 2013

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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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    Knowing how to content with little,

    is to open the door to much ...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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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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    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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    "It’s easy to talk about things we hate, but sometimes it’s hard to explain exactly why we like something.”
    spilledinklove spilledinklove 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Talking without thinking is like shooting without aiming Unknown
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    Once a Sufi master was dying. He was worried about how his three disciples would find a new master. If he said, “go to such and such” it would have been easy but he wanted them...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    A small boy once approached his slightly older sister with a question about God. “Susie, can anybody ever really see God?” he asked. Busy with other things, Susie curtly...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm not perfect, but I'm loyal.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    "You used to be much more..."muchier." You've lost your muchness."Lewis Carroll
    CopperHeart CopperHeart 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    "Nothing... Is becoming rare and precious. 'Everything' is hype, noise, desire, desperation, speed and greed. We in the modern world are good at 'doing' but anemic at 'being...
    IfOnlyIHadWingz IfOnlyIHadWingz 26-30, F Mar 27

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    When the world shoves you around, you just gotta stand up and shove back ~ Roanoa Zoro (One Piece). You don't die for your friends, you live for them ~ Natsu Dragneel (Fairy tail...
    Moonbay Moonbay 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    The first time is a mistake. The second time is a habit. The third time is a lifestyle. Do not be with a person with a cheating lifestyle.
    Francesca004 Francesca004 22-25, F Mar 29

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    I looked at my shoes today and realized their aren't filled.
    Francesca004 Francesca004 22-25, F Apr 5

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    “It’s not how much or how little you have that makes you great or small, but how much or how little you are with what you have.”
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    "Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by...
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting 16-17, F Apr 7

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    When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That's the...
    davidmat davidmat 26-30, M Apr 8

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    “The loneliest moment in someones life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    A group of Cherokee children has gathered around their grandfather. They are filled with excitement and curiousity. That day there had been a quite tumultuous conflict between two...
    alpha36 alpha36 13-15, M Apr 10

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    “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
    whodidthat1296 whodidthat1296 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. -Henry Miller
    whodidthat1296 whodidthat1296 18-21, M Apr 12

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    “Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.”
    syedubaidalishah syedubaidalishah 18-21, M a week ago

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    For My One&Only .......👼 Thank You So Much. I really appreciate all your hard work.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It's a new dawn and a new day. Time to go to work and start living in the now 😳
    olivia2807 olivia2807 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    People SHOULD be doubted. Many people misunderstand this concept. Doubting people is just a part of getting to know them. What many people call ‘trust’ is really just giving up...
    SomethingNew88 SomethingNew88 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life is a journey, not a destination.
    MinecraftedSteve MinecraftedSteve 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hanging mistle toe from your lower back so haters can kiss my azz XD ( the pic is so ol i took this last summer :p but lol thats me with the crazy red hair )
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Accept what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    They want to see you do good, but not better than them, remember that.
    12Maria34 12Maria34 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Your skin isnt paper, dont cut it Your face isnt a mask, dont cover it Your size isnt a book, dont judge it Your life isnt a film, dont end it Your Beautiful
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The only reason I'm fat is because a tiny body couldn't store all this personality.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Do you remember when phones were stupid and people were smart? Those were the good times!
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    I tend to block you if I don't like your quotes.... You post a million of them and they're stupid and cliche'.
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 6 Responses