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20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

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20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

We live in a very busy world, and it helps to slow down once in a while. Sometimes we need to take time to reflect on our personal philosophies before returning to the hustle and bustle of daily life. It is my hope that one or more of the following quotes will resonate with you in some way.

Words are powerful and, if we’re ready for change, the right quotes have the power to facilitate it. Are you ready to let these quotes move you?

1. “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

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    2. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein

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      3. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn

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        4. “Have you ever noticed how “What the hell” is always the right decision to make?” – Terry Johnson

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          5. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” – Oscar Wilde

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            6. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

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              7. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Lewis B. Smedes

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                8. “Be yourself, everybody else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

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                  9. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

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                    10. “There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

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                      11. “The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Gandhi

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                        12. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” – Kahlil Gibran

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                          13. “A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.” – Publilius Syrus

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                            14. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

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                              15. “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” – William Shakespeare

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                                16. “Nothing, everything, anything, something: if you have nothing, then you have everything, because you have the freedom to do anything without the fear of losing something.” – Jarod Kintz

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                                  17. “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” – Socrates

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                                    18. “Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau

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                                      19. “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” – Bertrand Russel

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                                        20. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith

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