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Clearness marks the sincerity of philosophers. (Quote by - Luc de Clapier de Vauvanargues)

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. (Quote by - Niels Bohr)

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

A stumble may prevent a fall. (Quote by - English Proverb)

When the pain is great enough, we will let anyone be doctor. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

How long has it been since someone touched part of you other than your body? (Quote by - Laurel Hoodwrit)

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself. (Quote by - John Jay Chapman)

What deep wounds ever closed without a scar? (Quote by - George Gordon)

We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about "and." (Quote by - Arthur Stanley Eddington)

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible. (Quote by - Ram Dass)

In a mist the heights can for the most part see each other; but the valleys cannot. (Quote by - Augustus William)

I'll give thee armor to keep off that word; Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy, To comfort thee, though thou art banished. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place. (Quote by - Zen)

Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day. (Quote by - Polish Proverb)

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind. (Quote by - Leo Rosten)

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one. and a lily with the other. (Quote by - Chinese proverb)

I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it. (Quote by - Antonio Porchia)

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

I tell you everything that is really nothing, and nothing of what is everything, do not be fooled by what I am saying. Please listen carefully and try to hear what I am not saying. (Quote by - Charles C. Finn)

Philosophy has a fine saying for everything (Quote by - for Death it has an entire set. (Quote by - Laurence Sterne)

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

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. (Quote by - Albert Szent-Györgyi)

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. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher. (Quote by - Socrates)

Philosophy is doubt. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)


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