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I Like Philosophical Quotes

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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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    "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 31-35, F Jan 3

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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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    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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    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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    Nenad95 Nenad95 18-21, M Jan 15

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

    If you speak, speak out of love.”-Saint Augustine
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, F Jan 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i)Painting Is Feeling, Never Spoil It,Face Is A Book, Try To Read It,Love Is Precious,Be Ready To Sacrifice For It,AndFriendship Is Like A Mirror,Never Break It.... ii) Age...
    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F Aug 3

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    Don't waste electricity. How would you like it if I turned you on and walked away?
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    "Sometimes life is like a dark tunnel, you can't always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you just keep moving, you will come to a better place." I just had to...
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    "I hated high school. I don’t trust anybody who looks back on the years from 14 to 18 with any enjoyment. If you liked being a teenager, there’s something wrong with you...
    bonedecay bonedecay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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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."
    zelalemekuiper zelalemekuiper 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Many people often doubt the powers of prayer. But God is there- listening. Satan wants you to throw in the towell on praying. But don't. Keep praying. God answers those who are...
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F Jul 28

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    "Give it to me!" she yelled, "I'm so ******* wet, give it to me now!" She could SCREAM all she wanted, I was keeping the UMBRELLA =)
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F Jul 30

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    The best thing in life is finding someone who knows all your flaws, mistakes, and weaknesses, and still thinks you're completely amazing.
    Weareunited Weareunited 18-21, M Jul 31

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    "You have two choices. One is to stay the course. This is the easy road, but it is the path to defeat. The other is to fight for victory for all. This is a thorny path, but it is...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M Aug 1

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    a good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
    tobesucessful tobesucessful 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Just because fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential... By Les Brown
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    “It's a cash and carry world. Sometimes you pay a little. Mostly it's a lot. Sometimes, it's everything you have.” ― Stephen King, Storm of the Century
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    "A life without love is no life at all." This is tattooed on me to remind me to love myself everyday. That romance isn't the only love you need in life. Family,friends, and lovers...
    xokels xokels 22-25, F Aug 4

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    "Music to me, is the air that I breathe. It's the blood that pumps through my veins and keeps me alive." - Billie Joe Armstrong
    loneGmusic3 loneGmusic3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Me: Meow Cat: Meow Me: OMFG I SPEAK CAT!!!
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F Aug 7

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    if you stand on the shore and listen to the waves softly breaking, you can them murmuring, "we'll be doing this long after your miserable species is extinct." - Michael Lipsey
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    I'll come back for you, I whisper, as I put back the clothes I can't afford.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Sleep is so cute when it tries to compete with the internet.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My fav! "What doesn't kill you, makes you Stronger" Please, share you're favorites.
    qbanbb85 qbanbb85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    "When a handsome guy looks at a woman, he is considered as Cute. When an ugly guy looks at a woman, he is considered as Perverted." This happens with me everytime, because I am...
    KarlAnubhav KarlAnubhav 18-21, M Aug 12

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    "A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you." -Elbert Hubbard
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Aug 16

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    This was given to me by someone very special, not exactly a quote but close enough...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 16

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    From House of Cards. A Netflix Series "Listen very closely, from now on YOU are a ROCK." You absorb nothing. You hear nothing. And nothing breaks you. Is that CLEAR?" Meechum "Yes...
    thinkin123 thinkin123 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    "Its funny what you can do in front of a room full of people but can't manage to do in front of one person."
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 17

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    Go To Sleep for now kid. when you see a bit more of the world. I'll be back to save you from it.
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "I hate when I'm singing along to a song and the artist gets the words wrong." - Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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.
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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...