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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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Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like: What's good about this? What's not perfect about it yet? What am read more

Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like: What's good about this? What's not perfect about it yet? What am I going to do next time? How can I do this and have fund doing it?

by Charles Connolly Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.

The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.

by James Baldwin Found in: Questions Quotes,
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Questions are never indiscreet. Answers sometimes are.

Questions are never indiscreet. Answers sometimes are.

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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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If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all read more

If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.

by Jean-paul Satre Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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Beside, he was a shrewd philosopher,
And had read ev'ry text and gloss over
Whate'er the crabbed'st read more

Beside, he was a shrewd philosopher,
And had read ev'ry text and gloss over
Whate'er the crabbed'st author hath,
He understood b' implicit faith.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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Sublime Philosophy!
Thou art the patriarch's ladder, reaching heaven;
And bright with beckoning angels--but alas!
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Sublime Philosophy!
Thou art the patriarch's ladder, reaching heaven;
And bright with beckoning angels--but alas!
We see thee like the patriarch, but in dreams,
By the first step,--dull slumbering on the earth.

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That stone, . . .
Philosophers in vain so long have sought.

That stone, . . .
Philosophers in vain so long have sought.

by John Milton Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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