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101 famous phrases of philosophers and thinkers

101 famous phrases of philosophers and thinkers

Here you will find a beautiful compilation of famous phrases of philosophers, thinkers, guides and speakers of all time. Some will be known to you and not gold, but all have brought wisdom to their words.

They will help you see things from other eyes, to reveal feelings and thoughts, although they can also help you strengthen your soul.

There are many more beautiful life phrases made by great people, but unfortunately not all of them can be put into a simple article. We hope you like it.

Famous quotes of philosophers and thinkers

You can't untie a knot without knowing how it's done. Aristotle.

You ask me why I buy rice and flowers? I buy rice to live and flowers to have something to live for. Confucius

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn. B. Russell

We can imagine everything, predict everything, except where we can sink. E. Cioran

New opinions are always suspicious, and are usually rejected, for no reason other than being common. J. Locke

Being inactive is the short road to death, being diligent is a way of life; Silly people are inactive, wise people are diligent. Buddha

Education builds trust. Trust generates hope. Hope generates peace. Confucius.

Walk as if you were kissing the earth with your feet. Thich nhat

Learning to let go must be learned before learning to achieve. Life must be touched, not strangled. You have to relax, let it happen, the rest moves with it. Ray bradbury

The teacher is the fair synthesis of natural disposition and constant exercise. Protagoras

Before convincing the intellect, it is essential to touch and predispose the heart. B. Pascal

Good results are obtained by always putting oneself in the place of the other and thinking about what one would do if it had been the other. A. C. Doyle

It is not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; It is the way to handle what happens to you. Zig Ziglar

The first step of wisdom is to blame everything; The last reconcile with everything. G. C. Lichtenberg

But the hidden meaning of life is that life has no hidden meaning. F. Pessoa

Men always forget that human happiness is a disposition of the mind and not a condition of circumstances. J. Locke

It is proper for censures to accredit the opinions they attack. Voltaire

I consider the one who conquers his desires braver, than he who conquers his enemies, since the hardest victory is victory over oneself. Aristotle.

The seriousness of an adversary is disarmed with laughter and laughter with seriousness. Gorgias

The great talent comes, more than from the intellectual elements and from a social refinement superior to that of others, from the power to transmit them, to invest them. M. Proust

The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha

The little I have learned is worthless, compared to what I ignore and I do not despair in learning. Discards

The same difficulty of living can become the only thing that keeps some individuals alive. A. Polgar

It's easy to make things complicated, but hard to make them simple. Nietzsche

We are like chameleons, we take our tone and the color of our moral character from those around us. J. Locke

Anyone can become angry, that is very simple. But getting angry at the right person, to the exact extent, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way, that, certainly, is not so simple. Aristotle.

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one should. We ourselves must travel the path. Buddha

To change life: start immediately. Do it ostentatiously. W. James

Nobody is free to say stupid things, the bad thing is to say them with emphasis. Michel de Montaigne

The limit of any pain is an even greater pain. E. Cioran

Peace comes from within. Do not look outside. Buddha

Most people listen with the intention of responding, not with the desire to understand. A. C. Doyle

There is nothing distributed more equitably than reason: everyone is convinced that they have enough. Discards

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. F. Ford Coppola.

Our sense of the wonderful increases exponentially; The greater the knowledge and the deeper the mystery, the more we try to know and the more enigmas we end up creating. E. O. Wilson

The greatest wisdom that exists is to know oneself. Galileo Galilei

The luck favors only the prepared mind. Isaac Asimov.

Let's not do what we want; Instead, let's be responsible for who we are. J. P. Sartre.

Nothing creates self-esteem and self confidence as the creation of oneself. T. Carlyle

All great events take place in our mind. O. Wilde

You are what you are and that is where you are because of what has happened in your mind. It changes who you are and changes in what is changing what enters your mind. Zig Ziglar

In three times life is divided: in present, past and future. Of these, the present is very short; the future, doubtful; The past, right. Seneca

Love is blind, but marriage restores sight. G. Lichtenberg

There is no night, however long it may be, that you cannot find the day. W. Shakespeare

There is nothing that is entirely in our power other than our thoughts. Discards

Be what you wish the world was. M. Gandhi

When you can't go back, you just have to find the best way forward. P. Coelho

The friend must be like money, that before needing it, you know the value it has. Socrates

Be wary of those who turn their backs on love, ambition, society. They will take revenge for having renounced it. E. Cioran

Parents wonder why streams are bitter, when they poison the source themselves. J. Locke

Hope is the worst of evils, because it prolongs the torment of man. Nietzsche

Theoretically we are the rational being par excellence and yet we are the most emotional species. E. Punset

The most immovable barrier of nature is that between the thought of one man and that of another. W. James

It should be borne in mind that many beliefs are based on prejudice and tradition. Discards

We are united with invisible threads to our fears. We are the puppet and puppeteer, victims of our expectations. G. S. Rawling.

We can be proud of what we have done, but we should be much more than what we have not done. That pride is about to invent. E. Cioran

Man is not a child of circumstances, but circumstances are the creatures of man. Epicurus

What a man thinks of himself generally determines or, rather, indicates his destiny. H. D. Thoreau.

Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul before waiting for someone to bring you flowers. Virginia. A. Shoffstall.

The soul is in the brain. E. Punset

What bothered me most is not that you lied to me but that, from now on, I will not be able to believe in you. Nietzsche

I just know that I don't know anything. Socrates

Imagination is a quality that has been granted to man to compensate him for what he is not, while the sense of humor has been given to comfort him for what he is. O. Wilde.

We know what we are, but we ignore what we can be. W. Shakespeare.

The wise do not teach with words, but with acts. Lao Tse

There are three paths that lead to wisdom: Imitation, the simplest; reflection, the most noble; and the experience, the most bitter. Confucius

Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to do it. M. Twain

Happiness is the absence of fear, it is an emotion, and as such, it is transitory. E. Punset

The total truth is never reached, nor is it ever completely removed from it. Aristotle

The idea that there is greater class equality in heaven is what, in the end, makes it so pleasant in the eyes of the poor. G. Lichtenberg

If you want to be loved, you have to love. Seneca

Scientists struggle to make the impossible possible. Politicians to do the impossible possible. B. Russell

Is it worth living life? It all depends on the vividor. W. James

It takes a lifetime to learn to live. Seneca

Even a false joy is usually preferable to a true sadness. Discards

Elegant words are not sincere; Sincere words are not elegant. Lao Tse

What distinguishes truly original minds is not that they are the first to see something new, but that they are able to see as new what is old, known, seen and belittled by all. Nietzsche

We live with the technological changes of the 21st century and with social institutions of the 19th century. E. Punset

Whenever you are in a conflict with someone, there is a factor that can make the difference between damaging or reinforcing the relationship. That factor is the attitude. W. James

A good life is one inspired by love and guided by intelligence. B. Russell

Everything complex can be divided into simple parts. Discards

If you don't expect anything, you'll never find what you never expected to find. Heraclitus

Unlearning most of the things they have taught us is more important than learning. E. Punset

The wise man seeks what he desires within; He who is not wise, looks for him in others. Confucius

If you think that feeling bad or worrying will change the past or the future, you are living on another planet with a different reality. W. James

The judicious man only thinks of his evils when it leads to something practical; All other moments are dedicated to other things. B. Russell

You can search through the entire universe for someone who deserves your love and affection more than yourself, and that person will not be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anyone in the universe, deserve your own love and affection. Buddha

Let us strive to make the last path better than the previous one, while we walk. And when we reach the end, let's rejoice in moderation. Epicurus

If you want to persuade someone, use the same arguments. Aristotle

The pain does not follow us, walk forward. Porchia

The mind takes time to forget what has taken a long time to learn. Seneca

Above all, do not be afraid of the people, it is more conservative than you! Napoleon Bonaparte

There are people who live the present life but they prepare themselves with great zeal as if they had to live another life and not the one they are living, and in the meantime time is consumed and runs away. Antiphon

Not that I'm afraid of dying, I just want to not be there when it happens. Woody Allen

Only one thing makes an impossible dream: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Whoever judges everything easy will find life difficult. Lao Tse

When you hear an inner voice telling you that you can't paint, paint as much as you can, and you'll see how it will shut up. Vincent van Gogh.

According to some revealing tests of aeronautical technique, the bumblebee cannot fly due to the shape and weight of its body in relation to the surface of its wings. But the bumblebee doesn't know it and that's why he continues to fly. I. Sikorski

Life is like a mirror: if I smile, the mirror smiles back. M. Gandhi

Courage is not the absence of fear, rather it is the opinion that there is something else that is much more important than fear. A. Redmoon.

Every failure teaches a man something he needed to learn. Charles Dickens