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Philosopher saying

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. –William Shakespeare

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. –Laozi

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. –Pythagoras

Happy is he who has overcome his ego. –Siddhartha Gautama

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, unless it agrees with your own reason. –Siddhartha Gautama

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. –Siddhartha Gautama

Everything is flux. –Heraclitus

The road up and the road down are one and the same. –Heraclitus

The life which is unexamined is not worth living. –Socrates

Death is nothing to us. –Epicurus

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. –Jalal-Din Muhammad Rumi

I died as a mineral and became a plant, I died as a plant and rose to animal, I died as animal and I was Man. –-Jalal-Din Muhammad Rumi

Knowledge is power. –Francis Bacon

By far the best proof is experience. –Francis Bacon

I think therefore I am. –Rene Descartes

It is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. –Rene Descartes

No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience. –John Locke

To be is to be perceived. –George Berkeley

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. –Voltaire

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. — George Santayana

Dying is not an event; it is a phenomenon to be understood existentially. –Martin Heidegger

The limits of my language are he limits of my world. –Ludwig Wittgenstein

The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope. –Walter Benjamin

Because an experience is itself within the whole of life, the whole of life is present in it too. –Hans-Georg Gadamer

Every solution to a problem creates new unsolved problems. –Karl Popper

In order to see the world we must break with our familiar acceptance of it. –Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Man is in the world and only in the world does he know himself. –Maurice Merleau-Ponty

The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains. –Isaian Berlin

Life will be lived all the better if it has no meaning. –Albert Camus

Every lover is mad. –Roland Barthes

Every empire tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires. –Edward Said




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