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The Best Quotes About Philosophy  

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A list of the best philosophy quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous philosophy quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic philosophy quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational philosophy quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about philosophy?" and "What are inspirational philosophy quotes?"

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It is hard to battle anger, for whatever it wants it pays from the soul. Janet Morris, Heraclitus, Chris Morris
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You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on. Heraclitus
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Mind steers all things through all things Janet Morris, Heraclitus
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Everything flows. Janet Morris, Heraclitus
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"You get what you expect. Expect to heal. Expect victory." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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"You must become like yourself." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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The universe forgives those who give until their hearts are aching and their spirits weak, and finds a way to renew all strength and cure all ills, in this world or the next, if a soul can just have faith. Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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The sun is new every day Janet Morris, Heraclitus
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Revenge is never the best driver for a battle, but a common one. Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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One to a customer was the rule: one body; one mind; one swing through life. -- Tempus Janet Morris
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"Revenge is fruitless." Janet Morris
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"Let fools believe what fools believe." Janet Morris
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"No ethos, pursued without thought or mercy, is ethical." Janet Morris
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"Life tempers all." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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A wise one determines his own fate. Janet Morris
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It is upon each soul to recognize its limit. Janet Morris
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Every man heals himself. Janet Morris
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Bandara was not an easy place to return to: it could hide from the common worlds whose periphery it inhabited. But Bandara never had, in all its years, completely disappeared. Janet Morris
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"The point is life." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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"When a reader enters the pages of a book of poetry..." Aberjhani
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“Something is going on everywhere, most of which no one understands.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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"Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, Joy’s garden blossomed." Aberjhani
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"As history has demonstrated many times over, change may arrive slowly or quickly but it is the one constant, in one form or another, on which we can all count." Aberjhani
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"The literary artist lends verbal depth to the visual. The visual artist provides visible articulation for the literary." Aberjhani
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"Un-winged and naked, sorrow surrenders its crown to a throne called grace." Aberjhani