Lived from Thursday 9 November 1922 to Saturday 2 February 1974
Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind.
What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.
We must exchange the philosophy of excuse - what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility.
What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
I enjoy getting things done. My philosophy is the edge, the edge of something. There's where we have to go in local government, in not only the philosophy but the creativity in people around you. They have to go to the edge.