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Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I'm just trying to create a good one for myself.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Hope founded upon a human being, a man-made philosophy or any institution is always misplaced... because these things are unreliable and fleeting.
Ronald Reagan was a president of strength. His philosophy was a philosophy of strength - a strong military, a strong economy and strong families.
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
I don't join the New Atheists. So, for example, I wouldn't have the arrogance to lecture some mother who hopes to see her dying child in Heaven - that's none of my business, ultimately. I won't lecture her on the philosophy of science.
My philosophy in life is, Decide what you want to do. You have to have something to hope for.
People think the free market is a philosophy, they think that it is a creed. It is none of those things. Free market is a bathroom scale, it is a measuring tape, it's simply a measurement.
P. J. O'Rourke
There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.
Charles M. Schulz
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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