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To understand the interior relationship between God and man as a drama of freely-given love is to lay bare the sources of history
Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly.
Nature suffers the most but never complains. Flowers never forget to bloom and beautify the world.
The New World Order is established by degrees. The first degree is truth of the one subject, which follows from the existence and the oneness of the universe, and from the ancient belief that God is all-knowing.
Peace begins with you and your unconditional forgiveness.
You are judged more by what you do passively than by what you do actively. If one billion of you watch and do not intercede as one million of you assent to the one thousand who participate in the murder of a child, then one billion of you are a billion times guilty.
The holes in my shoes and the holes in my jeans make me whole!
Alain De Botton
Philosophy, art, politics, religion and bohemia have never sought to do away entirely with the status hierarchy; they have attemptee, rather, to institute new kinds of hierarchies based on sets of values unrecognised by, and critical of, those of the majority.. They have provided us with persuasive and consoling reminders that there is more than one way of succeeding in life.
A man is not allowed to practise medicine unless he knows something of the human body, but a financier is allowed to operate freely without any knowledge at all of the multifarious effects of his activities, with the sole exception of the effect upon his bank account.
Appreciate every moment because this moment is your precious life.
The greatest obstacle to human liberty is that the vast majority of people do not wish to be free.
Be nobel. Be the light as if you are the source of life.
The most futile cry of man is his impossible wish to be understood
Mystery's a thing not easily captured, and once deceased, not easily exhumed.
There has been more bloodshed in the name of God than for any other cause. And it is all because people never attempt to reach the fountain-head. They are content only to comply with the customs of their forefathers and instructions on some books, and want others to do the same. But, to explain God after merely reading the scriptures is like explaining the city of New York after seeing it only in a map.
a Nepali outlook, pace and philosophy had prevented us being swamped by our problems. In Nepal it was easier to take life day by day.
While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection.
Sena Jeter Naslund
Where we choose to be, where we choose to be--we have the power to determine that in our lives. We cannot reel time backward or forward, but we can take ourselves to the place that defines our being.
Jasleen Kaur Gumber
As the sun sets, something in me rises! Do you think it could be my soul? I feel it's a big probability!
Neil Degrasse Tyson
Great scientific minds, from Claudius Ptolemy of the second century to Isaac Newton of the seventeenth, invested their formidable intellects in attempts to deduce the nature of the universe from the statements and philosophies contained in religious writings.... Had any of these efforts worked, science and religion today might be one and the same. But they are not.
The exercise of voluntary attention in the schoolroom must therefore be counted one of the most important points of training that take place there; and the first-rate teacher, by the keenness of the remoter interests which he is able to awaken, will provide abundant opportunities for its occurrence.
Strive to be authentic all the time. That's sort of my philosophy on life, which applies to acting.
If a woman defined herself solely by the man she was with—and vice versa—the world would be a very shallow and insipid place, indeed.
Avouons notre ignorance, mais ne nous résignons pas à la croire définitive.
The smile of a child is the inspiration for the future.
Elegant and lucid . . . a pitch-perfect clarion call, issued not with preachy hubris but from a deep place of humility, for awakening to the greatest rewards of living . . . The Road to Character is an essential read in its entirety-Anne Lamott with a harder edge of moral philosophy, Seneca with a softer edge of spiritual sensitivity, E. F. Schumacher for perplexed moderns.
In many ways, the effort to study philosophy was my rebellion away from medicine. I'm the son of two Indian immigrant physicians, so the natural path for me would have been to become a doctor. I ended up doing the master's degree at Oxford in politics, philosophy, and economics while already having a seat in medical school. I was keeping that as my escape hatch. But my hope was that I might become a philosopher or something else entirely.
Punctuality is not just limited to arriving at a place at right time, it is also about taking actions at right time.
In my opinion a mathematician, in so far as he is a mathematician, need not preoccupy himself with philosophy-an opinion, moreover, which has been expressed by many philosophers.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Mental –ill health is delusion.
A true hero make people feel like he is part of their family.
In life, as in knitting, don't leave loose ends. Take the time to thank the people who matter in your life.
Although all days are equally long regardless of the season, some days are long not only seasonally but by rewards they offer.
Love has power in it. At the end, it wins over all miseries.
A hundred years ago, Auguste Comte, … a great philosopher, said that humans will never be able to visit the stars, that we will never know what stars are made out of, that that's the one thing that science will never ever understand, because they're so far away. And then, just a few years later, scientists took starlight, ran it through a prism, looked at the rainbow coming from the starlight, and said: "Hydrogen!" Just a few years after this very rational, very reasonable, very scientific prediction was made, that we'll never know what stars are made of.
In the soul of a lover, it is always spring where flowers of ecstasy are always blooming. Music of love is always playing.
It’s not rocket science. It’s social science – the science of understanding people’s needs and their unique relationship with art, literature, history, music, work, philosophy, community, technology and psychology. The act of design is structuring and creating that balance.
The irony is that most of us believe that the most good looking people must be the most good in their hearts too! It is like one looking at a nicely packaged gift and thinking that the gift inside must be good too!
Music fills the void between the heart and soul and connects them in heavenly delights.
Be a person of value, but don’t waste time trying to find your worth.
But here's the most incredible thing about it: the philosopher isn't proposing that as a concept; he's simply articulating what humans believe about themselves. That first they thing and therefore then they exist. What follows on from that is even worse: that since humans live that way, thinking that first they thing and then they exist, they also think that anything that doesn't think, also doesn't fully exist. Trees, the sea, the fish in the sea, the sun, the moon, a hill or a whole mountain range. None of that exists all the way; it exists on a second plane of existence, a lesser existence. Therefore, it deserves to be merchandise or food or background for humans and nothing more.
A flower blooms to reveal her beauty just to express her gratitude for all the life, love, and light.
Our actions let us walk and live. Our imaginations let us fly. So be action oriented and never forget to dream.
Philosophy is garbage. But the history of garbage is scholarship.
Dream a little harder; now act with wonder.
You cannot connect with anyone except through reality.
Reality opens the door, truth walks in. Truth opens the door, knowledge walks in. Knowledge opens the door, wisdom walks in. Wisdom opens the door, God walks in. God opens the door, enlightenment walks in.
My philosophy comes from a worldview that looks at the world as one. It's a holistic view that sees the world as interconnected and interdependent and integrated in so many different ways, which informs my politics.
I'm a big believer that you can try to change the world based on philosophy, doctrine, and belief. But I think the thing that really drives the world is hedonism, the pleasure factor.