Quote category: Philosophy


To do is to be.

Philosophy

Socrates Permalink to Socrates quote

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche Permalink to Friedrich Nietzsche quote

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.

Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche Permalink to Friedrich Nietzsche quote

But if cattle and horses and lions had hands
or could paint with their hands and create works such as men do,
horses like horses and cattle like cattle
also would depict the gods' shapes and make their bodies
of such a sort as the form they themselves have.

Philosophy

Xenophanes Permalink to Xenophanes quote

Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.

Philosophy

George Santayana Permalink to George Santayana quote

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

Philosophy

Aristotle Permalink to Aristotle quote