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Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey
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Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures.
– Oscar Wilde
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Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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Philosophers call God the great unknown The great misknown is more like it!
– Joseph Roux
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Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
– Richard Feynman
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Philosophers should consider the fact that the greatest happiness principle can easily be made an excuse for a benevolent dictatorship. We should replace it by a more modest and more realistic principle - the principle that the fight against avoidable misery should be a recognized aim of public policy, while the increase of happiness should be left, in the main, to private initiative.
– Karl Popper
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Philosophy always requires something more, requires the eternal, the true, in contrast to which even the fullest existence as such is but a happy moment.
– Søren Kierkegaard
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Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
– H.L. Mencken
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Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
– Seneca the Younger
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Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
– James Anthony Froude
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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.
– Anonymous
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Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
– Anonymous
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Philosophy is an elegant thing, if anyone modestly meddles with it; but if they are conversant with it more than is becoming, it corrupts them.
– Plato
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Philosophy is for those, who feel that they can think beyond their thoughts
– Loachild
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Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
– John Selden
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Philosophy is the child of sorrow
– Praveen Vertex
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Philosophy is the highest music.
– Plato
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Philosophy is the product of wonder.
– Alfred North Whitehead
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Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
– Aristotle
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Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex.
– Karl Marx
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Philosophy makes the shy people strong and the strong people stronger.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot.
– Edgar Quinet
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Philosophy offers the rather cold consolation that perhaps we and our planet do not actually exist; religion presents the contradictory and scarcely more comforting thought that we exist but that we cannot hope to get anywhere until we cease to exist. Alcohol, in attempting to resolve the contradiction, produces vivid patterns of Truth which vanish like snow in the morning sun and cannot be recalled; the revelations of poetry are as wonderful as a comet in the skies -- and as mysterious. Love, which was once believed to contain the Answer, we now know to be nothing more than an inherited behavior pattern.
– James Thurber
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Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.
– Oscar Wilde
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