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Definition of Philosopher

Philosopher

  1. One who philosophizes; one versed in, or devoted to, philosophy.
  2. One who reduces the principles of philosophy to practice in the conduct of life; one who lives according to the rules of practical wisdom; one who meets or regards all vicissitudes with calmness.
  3. An alchemist.

Philosopher Quotations

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Socrates

If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Such then is this future Husband of mine; not a great man according to the most common sense of the word, but truly great in its natural, proper sense: a scholar, a poet, a philosopher, a wise and noble man, one who holds his patent of nobility from Almighty God, and whose high stature of manhood is not to be measured by the inch-rule of Lilliputs!
Jane Welsh Carlyle

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Douglas Adams

Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
Thomas Aquinas
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Philosopher Translations

philosopher in Dutch is filosoof, wijsgeer
philosopher in French is philosophe
philosopher in German is Philosoph
philosopher in Latin is sapiens
philosopher in Swedish is filosof
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