Philosophical Quotes

Edgar Allan Poe

The best things in life make you sweaty.. Edgar Allan Poe
The best things in life make you sweaty.

Ram Mohan

Expect nothing and accept everything. That is the only key to happiness.

Christopher Brennan

Were knowledge all, what were our need
To thrill and faint and sweetly bleed?

Victor Hugo

This first glance of a soul which does not yet know itself is like dawn in
This first glance of a soul which does not yet know itself is like dawn in the heavens; it is the awakening of something radiant and unknown.

Donzella Michele Malone

I have a self-made quote: Celebrate diversity, practice acceptance and may we all choose peaceful options to conflict.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Could mankind declare it was truly wise? Did man know everything on earth, or would he ever? Certainly not!

E.A. Bucchianeri

Errors do not cease to be errors simply because they’re ratified into law.

Ram Mohan

Good and bad, right and wrong, truth and deception, it all depends on your state of mind.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Everything is an art, which must be mastered.

Ram Mohan

Not everyone who commits a crime is a criminal.

Jerril Thomas Abraham

it's not all about the direction,its about the destination.

Paul Morabito

Letters are meaningless unless put together correctly. Words are worthless unless backed by truth. Sentences are handed out and judged accordingly, but only genuinely honest men or women can create writings that change the world forever.

Stephen Craig

Am Anfang war Gott? It may have been true, but it was not germane.

Solange Nicole

In this world, two ilk of men exist-those who think they don't need to, and those who think they must. A third alien type exists when indecisiveness is involved.

K. Hari Kumar

Such is the great nature of man, it resides the true face beneath a glittering masquerade.

Unknown Author

Only those exceptional at mimicking others feel at ease in the world.

Kurt Vonnegut

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.

Isobelle Carmody

The deepest wounds aren't the ones we get from other people hurting us. They are the wounds we give ourselves when we hurt other people.

Stephen King

What we like to think of ourselves and what we really are rarely have much in common....

Steven Erikson

Destiny is a lie. Destiny is justification for atrocity. It is the means by which murderers armour themselves against reprimand. It is a word intended to stand in place of ethics, denying all moral context.

Abraham Lincoln

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

Max Ehrmann

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be cheerful.
Strive to be happy.

Max Ehrmann

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.

Terry Goodkind

We all can be only who we are, no more, no less.

J.R.R. Tolkien

It is wisdom to recognize necessity when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly
It is wisdom to recognize necessity when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope.

C.S. Lewis

[The decay of Logic results from an] untroubled assumption that the particular is real and the universal is not.

J.C. Marino

In every journey comes a moment... one like no other. And in that moment, you must decide between who you are... and who you want to be.


It is absurd to hold that a man should be ashamed of an inability to defend himself with his limbs, but not ashamed of an inability to defend himself with speech and reason; for the use of rational speech is more distinctive of a human being than the use of his limbs.

Bruce Machart

I don't reckon misery loves any damn thing at all.

Ozzie Zehner

Truths are as much a matter of questions as answers.

E.A. Bucchianeri

... true evil needs no reason to exist, it simply is and feeds upon itself.

Graham Greene

Ο θάνατος είναι πάντα από μόνος του μια απόδειξη ειλικρίνειας.. Graham Greene
Ο θάνατος είναι πάντα από μόνος του μια απόδειξη ειλικρίνειας.

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

the problem in today's society is that the truth is in short supply and people love soft lies more than hard truths

Belart Wright

The secret is...good and evil are a myth. There is only the selfish, selfless, and those in between.

Carroll Bryant

The only thing standing between you and your dreams is ... reluctance.

Carroll Bryant

Nothing is as it seems, but something is everything it is made out to be.


Death twitches my ear;
'Live,' he says...
'I'm coming.

Harshit Walia

Whole life is a search for beauty. But, when the beauty is found inside, the search ends and a beautiful journey begins.

Carroll Bryant

A sin is nothing more than regret. Not for doing it once, but doing it again when you know you’re going to regret it.

E.A. Bucchianeri

There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.

Ray Bradbury

The zipper displaces the button and a man lacks just that much time to think while dressing at dawn, a philosophical hour, and thus a melancholy hour.

Carroll Bryant

Listen." Jennifer reverted, "I didn't mean anything by all of that before. I understand what you were trying to do and ..." She struggled for the right words. "Sweetie, like love, people don't live inside of life, life lives inside of you. Open yourself up to it and there's no stopping your heart.

Suzanne Collins

The awful thing is that if i can forget they're people, it will be no different at all

Amit Kalantri

A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.

Daniel Delgado F

Freedom is an absolute state, there is no such thing as being half-free.

Benny Bellamacina

If you change who you are to suit other people, you may end up dressed for the wrong occasion

Benny Bellamacina

Lifes like a painters palette, just when you've got everything worked out the colours change

E.A. Bucchianeri

We are the sum total of the decisions we have made.

Amit Kalantri

In meetings philosophy might work,
on the field practicality works.

E.A. Bucchianeri

I mean really, how could an artistic individual stay grounded in the nitty-gritty of how many minutes per pound meat has to stay in the oven when trying to fathom the creative philosophy behind the greatest artistic minds of the world?

Samuel Alexander

Time is the Mind of Space.

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

It is indeed a curse to dream as you walk amongst the dreamless

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

I am not afraid to die because I know heaven is a place of artists, musicians and poets

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

Be not afraid life with all its despair, pain and unhappiness is just a crucible wherein your brighter dreams are conceived, shaped and born

Ram Mohan

The theory of attachment is same for humans and computers.
Unknown sender's attachment is blocked..
Known sender's attachment is accepted or ignored..
Heavy attachments are annoying..
Too heavy attachments do not reach..
No attachment is the best option!

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

sometimes it is best not to speak
but just gaze silently
into the infinity of your own soul
rassool jibraeel snyman (c) 2015
"The Poetic Assassin

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

sometimes your words rob you of your thoughts
and leave you destitute
and sad
will they weep for you i wonder
rassool jibraeel snyman (c) 2015
"The Poetic Assassin

The Upanishads

This Self is never born, nor does It die. It did not spring from anything, nor did anything spring from It. This Ancient One is unborn, eternal, everlasting. It is not slain even though the body is slain.

Robin Jones Gunn

I look back now and realize that the gift of a true friend is that she sees you not the way you see yourself or the way others see you. A true friend sees you for who you are and who you can become.

Sarah Addison Allen

You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation.


Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?


Who knoweth if to die be but to live, and that called life by mortals be but death?

Benny Bellamacina

The life we’re given is on a thread, so wear it well.

Haruki Murakami

Es decir..., lo que yo creo es que el hombre piensa en el significado de la vida porque sabe con certeza que va morir algún día. (...) Nadie sabe lo que va a ocurrir. Por eso nosotros, para evolucionar necesitamos la muerte.

William Edward Hartpole Lecky

That vice has often proved an emancipator of the mind, is one of the most humiliating, but, at the same time, one of the most unquestionable facts in history.

E.A. Bucchianeri

... what you think is right isn't the same as knowing what is right.

Anthon St. Maarten

Our physical world seems ready and able to accommodate the needs of the spiritually awakened new Superhuman. The constraints or demands of our material world are not the real problem; it is our own spiritual awareness and philosophical wisdom that is lagging behind.

Benny Bellamacina

I do, I am

J.B.S. Haldane

I have no doubt that in reality the future will be vastly more surprising than anything I can imagine. Now my own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.

Benny Bellamacina

I’ve always been driven, unfortunately not always in the right direction.

Scott Hastie

Life, wherever it leads,
Will always be the same,
It begs for the best of you.

Munia Khan

It’s not really outstanding when you’re standing out
Outcry is the only outburst,if you can’t shout

Benny Bellamacina

I had everything summed up in a nutshell unfortunately I lost the nut.

Benny Bellamacina

If you forget who you've become remember who you are

Robert Baohm

The sage is sick of being sick (Tao Te Ching)

Lailah Gifty Akita

Three essential keys (FAITH, HOPE and LOVE) will open the Heavens door.

Sebastian Barry

The world begins anew with every birth, my father used to say. He forgot to say, with every death it ends. Or did not think he needed to. Because for a goodly part of his life he worked in a graveyard.

E.A. Bucchianeri

If Christ is God, He cannot sin, and if suffering was a sin in and by itself, He could not have suffered and died for us. However, since He took the most horrific death to redeem us, He showed us in fact that suffering and pain have great power.

Philip K. Dick

What if he could see this, his own skull, yellow and eroded? Two centuries old. Would he still speak? Would he speak, if he could see it, the grinning, aged skull? What would there be for him to say, to tell the people? What message could he bring?

What action would not be futile, when a man could look upon his own aged, yellowed skull?

Jestoni Revealed

‎"We live in a world where those things that we never imagine could ever do something, did the best.

Santosh Kalwar

Let your eyes talk, mouth listens and ear sleeps.


That mortal is a fool who, prospering, thinks his life has any strong foundation; since our fortune's course of action is the reeling way a madman takes, and no one person is ever happy all the time.

Dew Platt

The Yorubas have a saying, here, my translation in English-a poor fool is a bigger fool rich. In other words, money only allows and enables you to be more of who you are. My bigger translation? You don't jump essence, you jump environs!

Alan Forrest Smith

You cannot create the life you need unless you pass through the death of the life you no longer want … it's just not possible. Deconstruction always comes before reconstruction.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Essential acts to master for self realisation;
Master the act of learning.
Master the act of writing.
Master the act of reading.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You have to be enthusiastic enough to do what is required for achieving your dreams and goals.

Lailah Gifty Akita

In the game of life;
Sometimes we win,
Sometimes we loss,
Either ways, we should always keep playing.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We shall always treasure the wonderful times shared with amazing people.. Lailah Gifty Akita
We shall always treasure the wonderful times shared with amazing people.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The more you read the Bible, the more transform your life will be.

Scott Hastie

There can be no law of nature, no science,
No aberrant infliction of human will
That unchained the soul cannot conquer,
Simply sweep away, should it chose to.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Why compare yourself with others?. Learn to develop yourself and your strengths.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Walk in the light while you have the light.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you observe nature daily, it brings harmony with you and God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We all have that divine moment, when our lives are transformed by the knowledge of the truth.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Love is a spark of light.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you have life and good health, you have the greatest blessings.

Solange Nicole

It seems in this day and age, people are banking on a Faith that has long since checked out.

Franz Kafka

Most men are not wicked... They are sleep-walkers, not evil evildoers.

Friedrich Nietzsche

philosophy is not suited for the masses, what they need is holiness.

Benny Bellamacina

If the colour of life turns grey turn the palette the other way

Benny Bellamacina

If water was beer I'd be a teetotaler

Peter James West

Of all the things I expected to find in my lunch, a live snake wasn't one of them.

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