Found 49 quotes starting with PH:

Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian GreyRate it:
Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
Philosopher, observer, scholar of our time; Original creator accepting no blunders, Emphasizing the gala of the pen, he ponders The tomes of literary jewels for life's rime!
– Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHURate it:
Philosophers call God the great unknown The great misknown is more like it!
– Joseph RouxRate it:
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 FeynmanRate it:
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 PopperRate it:
Philosophize means ‘feel-loss-of-eyes’ because with open eyes you see only illusions and when you shut them and internalize, you understand the truth, the whole picture and the philosophy of all. Withdraw all your senses and internalize, let there be inner wakefulness, and MickeyMize.
– Mickey MehtaRate it:
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 KierkegaardRate it:
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. MenckenRate it:
Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
– Seneca the YoungerRate it:
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
– James Anthony FroudeRate it:
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
– Ludwig WittgensteinRate it:
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.
– AnonymousRate it:
Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
– AnonymousRate it:
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.
– PlatoRate it:
Philosophy is for those, who feel that they can think beyond their thoughts
– LoachildRate it:
Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
– John SeldenRate it:
Philosophy is the child of sorrow
– Praveen VertexRate it:
Philosophy is the highest music.
– PlatoRate it:
Philosophy is the product of wonder.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
– AristotleRate it:
Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex.
– Karl MarxRate it:
Philosophy makes the shy people strong and the strong people stronger.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot.
– Edgar QuinetRate it:

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