Philosophical Quotes

Here are ten philosophical quotes to get you started on this tuesday morning …


Albert Einstein:

Real sign of intelligence isn’t knowledge, it’s imagination


Live simply that others may simply live


I only know one thing, and that is I know nothing

The Book of Job:

Remember: life is a breath; soon I will vanish from your sight. The eye that looks will not see me; you may search but I will be gone. Like a cloud fading in the sky, Man dissolves into death. And never comes home again.


My advice to you is to get married: If you find a good wife you’ll be happy; If not, you’ll become a philosopher


It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not the reason


Happiness is something final and complete in itself, as being the aim and end of practical activities whatever… Happiness then we define as the active exercise of the mind in conformity with perfect goodness or virtue

Albert Camus:

It was previously a question of finding out whether or not life has to have a meaning to be lived. It now becomes clear, on the contrary that it will be lived all the better if it has no meaning



There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers,

Bruce Lee:

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.