Philosophical Quotes

Posted by Vebra on March 25, 2012

Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and eight times out of nine I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
- Charles Bukowski

Silence will not betray your thoughts, but the expression on your face will. Humor has a hundred faces, tragedy only a few.
- H. G. Mendelson

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
- Lou Holtz

Wise men speak because they have something to say. Fools because they have to say something.
- Plato

The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

His mouth is full of ecology, his mind is full of fumes.
- Wallace Stegner

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
- Dave Tyson Gentry

Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
- Blaise Pascal

We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

The smaller the understanding of the situation, the more pretentious the form of expression.
- John Romano

People who know little are usually great talkers while men who know much say little.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles Monroe Schultz

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

You can live a lifetime and at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself.
- Beryl Markham

Human nature constitutes a part of the evidence in every case.
- Elisha Potter

The comedy of man survives the tragedy of man.
- G. K. Chesterton

A smile is happiness, you'll find right under your nose.
- Tom Wilson

The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future, is in fact a return to the idealized past.
- Robertson Davies

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
- Harry S. Truman

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
- Hippocrates

Anything you fully do is an alone journey.
- Natalie Goldberg

How many cares one loses, when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
- Coco Chanel

The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.
- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
- Ellen DeGeneres

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
- Winston Churchill

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland

Give a man a fire and he's warm for the day. But set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.
- Terry Pratchett

What is to give light must endure burning.
- Dr. Viktor E Frankl

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
- Alexander Graham Bell

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
- Henrik Ibsen

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
- Agnes de Mille

Thought the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.
- Edward Coke

To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.
- Eric Hoffer

You can give a thousand speeches, but every personnel move, one by one, will determine where you are.
- Jack Welch

There is a wisdom of the head, and there is a wisdom of the heart.
- Charles Dickens

No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden.
- Hugh Johnson

InspirationalQuotes.Asia Updated: March 25, 2012