Philosophers And Philosophy Quotes


71 Philosophers And Philosophy quotes:



"Every philosophy is the philosophy of some stage of life."
"If this is philosophy it is at any rate a philosophy that is not in its right mind."
"In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man."
"Philosophy is doubt."
"Actual philosophers... are commanders and law-givers: they say ''thus it shall be!'', it is they who determine the Wherefore and Whither of mankind, and they possess for this task the preliminary work of all the philosophical laborers, of all those who have subdued the past -- they reach for the future with creative hand, and everything that is or has been becomes for them a means, an instrument, a hammer. Their ''knowing'' is creating, their creating is a law giving, their will to truth is -- will to power. Are their such philosophers today? Have there been such philosophers? Must there not be such philosophers?"
"A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice."
"Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom."
"Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one."
"So too Plato was, in my view, a very unreliable Platonist. He was too much of a philosopher to think that anything he had said was the last word."
"The thing that has amazed me is that most of the questions I'm answering today are all theoretical. Well, I'm not a philosopher."
"We are Uzhbi, a consortium of pygmy philosophers."


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