Philosophical Quotes

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Philosophical Quotes
Creativity cannot be commanded, only obeyed. Carel Mobley
Excellence when concealed, differs but little from buried worthlessness. Horace
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. Alan Watts
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors. Jim Morrison
A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. St. Thomas Aquinas
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. Franklin P. Jones
A gossip is one who talks to you about others, a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself. Lisa Kirk
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like. Jean Cocteau
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for? Robert Browning
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends. Joseph Conrad
It is in the shelter of each other that the people live. Irish Proverb
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. Henry David Thoreau
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. Aristotle
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms. Aristotle
Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. Jean-Paul Sartre
To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me. Charles William Stubbs
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse. Goethe

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