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Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously.

Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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Clearness marks the sincerity of philosophers.
[Fr., La clarte est la bonne foi des philosophes.]

Clearness marks the sincerity of philosophers.
[Fr., La clarte est la bonne foi des philosophes.]

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The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.

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The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.

by Henry Ward Beecher Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand read more

No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide. - Spinster.

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Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.

Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.

by Anonymous Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old

Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old

by Epicurus Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by read more

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

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Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.

Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.

by Noel Coward Found in: Philosophy Quotes, Wit Quotes,
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