Quotes about philosophical

This is just a footnote, though a microcosmic one perhaps, to the greater curveOf the elaboration; it asks no place in it, o nly insertion h ...

John Ashbery astronomy day philosophical

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of uni versals, ...

Aristotle poetry poets history philosophical

The superior person can find peace in poverty; the philosophical mind accepts the will of Heaven. ...

unknown author detachment philosophical acceptance

Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems. ...

Henry Brooks Adams philosophical

The philosopher is like a man fasting in the midst of universal intoxication. He alone perceives the illusion of which all creatur es are th ...

Henri-Frédéric Amiel philosophical

For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first. ...

Aristotle truth integrity philosophical

Plato's Symposium shows that flirtation and philosophy can further one another. ...

Mason Cooley flirtation philosophical

For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize.... And a man who is puzzled and wonder s thinks ...

Aristotle philosophical knowledge utility

We must not leap to the fatalistic conclusion that we are stuck with the conceptual scheme that we grew up in. We can change it, b it by bit ...

Willard Van Orman Quine conceptual scheme meaning philosophical

You who were directionless, and thought it would solve everything if you found one,What do you make of this? Just because a thing is immorta ...

John Ashbery death immortality philosophical