Philosophy teaches you to think big.

Philosophy can only be approached with the most concrete comprehension.

Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.

Philosophy is one reason which could lead to death.

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Philosophy is the invention of the rich.

Philosophy was once considered science.

Philosophy is the art of living.

Philosophy is an art form—art of thought or thought as art.

Philosophy likes to keen common sense on the run.

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.

Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously.

Philosophy is the highest music.

Philosophy is the microscope of the thought.

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.

Philosophy is common sense with big words.

Philosophy teaches us to act, not to speak.

Philosophy is the product of wonder.

Philosophy begins in wonder.

When a man does not realise his kinship with the world, he lives in a prison-house whose walls are alien to him.

Whatever we understand and enjoy in human products instantly becomes ours, wherever they might have

What you are you do not see, what you see is your shadow.

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.

When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.

When we cannot be delivered from ourselves, we delight in devouring ourselves.

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.

Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.

When life does not find a singer to sing her heart, she produces a philosopher to speak her mind.

Wise men philosophize as the fools live on.

Where philosophy ends medicine begins.

When coins rattle, philosophers are silent.

The quoit attracts them more than philosophy.

The farmer is a born philosopher, the aristocrat has to learn how.

The beard does not make the philosopher.

Philosophy means being able to explain why you are happy when you are poor.

Philosophy bakes no bread.

Keep quiet and people will think you a philosopher.

It is not the beard that makes the philosopher.

Better a healthy donkey than a consumptive philosopher.

Beard and cloak do not make one a philosopher.

Life is a difficult question; I have decided to spend my life in thinking about it.

A human being is only breath and shadow.

A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.

When our guides and those who are cherished by us leave and disappear, they are not annihilated, they are like stars that vanish into the light of the sun of reality.

I gravitate towards gravitas.

I find it difficult to watch myself... I find it boring.

When I play with my cat, how do I know that she is not playing with me rather than I with her?