Quotes containing word "philosophy"

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Definitions and meanings of word "philosophy"

• Noun: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

• Noun: the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

• Noun: any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; examples: "self-indulgence was his only philosophy", "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "philosophy"

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
10 quotes about philosophy
German Critic, Poet, Leader, Scholar
Tuesday 10 March 1772 - Monday 12 January 1829
Karl Jaspers
9 quotes about philosophy
German Psychologist, Philosopher, Psychiatrist
Friday 23 February 1883 - Wednesday 26 February 1969
Morris Raphael Cohen
7 quotes about philosophy
Russian Philosopher, Lawyer, Scholar
Sunday 25 July 1880 - Tuesday 28 January 1947
Bertrand Russell
7 quotes about philosophy
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Ludwig Wittgenstein
5 quotes about philosophy
Austrian Philosopher
Friday 26 April 1889 - Sunday 29 April 1951
George Santayana
4 quotes about philosophy
Spanish Philosopher, Novelist, Poet
Wednesday 16 December 1863 - Friday 26 September 1952
David Hume
4 quotes about philosophy
Scottish Philosopher, Historian, Economist
Thursday 7 May 1711 - Sunday 25 August 1776
Plato
4 quotes about philosophy
Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.
Stephen Cole Kleene
4 quotes about philosophy
American Mathematician
Tuesday 5 January 1909 - Tuesday 25 January 1994
Phillip E. Johnson
3 quotes about philosophy
American Critic, Author, Educator
Born 1940
Francis Bacon
2 quotes about philosophy
English Statesman, Philosopher, Author, Scientist
Saturday 21 January 1561 - Thursday 9 April 1626
Richard M. Daley
2 quotes about philosophy
American Politician
Born Friday 24 April 1942

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.

Jeanette Rankin

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Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy, a philosophy that we as a people should never condone.

Nathan Deal

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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.

Richard M. Daley

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Whoever does not philosophize for the sake of philosophy, but rather uses philosophy as a means, is a sophist.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.

George Santayana

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In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor.

Morris Raphael Cohen

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As a universal history of philosophy, the history of philosophy must become one great unity.

Karl Jaspers

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We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter.

Nursultan Nazarbayev

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Ronald Reagan was a president of strength. His philosophy was a philosophy of strength - a strong military, a strong economy and strong families.

Mitt Romney

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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.

Elie Wiesel

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This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Dalai Lama

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A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

Francis Bacon

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Why are we here? Where do we come from? Traditionally, these are questions for philosophy, but philosophy is dead.

Stephen Hawking

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We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect.

Hannes Alfven

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The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

Abraham Lincoln

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Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?

Paul Gauguin

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We must exchange the philosophy of excuse - what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility.

Barbara Jordan

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Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind.

Imre Lakatos

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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.

John W. Gardner

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You need philosophy. It sounds a little pompous but I think when you direct a film, the only way to find a response to the questions you keep asking yourself is to have a philosophy.

Michel Gondry

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