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Victories that are cheap are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

    Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe

I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

    Author: Francis Bacon

A yawn is a silent shout.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

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