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Eastern Philosophy Quotes


"Philosophy is everybody's business." - Mortimer Adler

"Philosophy is really homesickness." - George Macdonald

"Philosophy begins with wonder." - Aristotle

"Philosophy bakes no bread" - Bertrand Russell

"Philosophy begins in wonder." - Plato

"Science is practical philosophy." - Rene Descartes

"I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy; I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate." - Garry Shandling

"I've been practicing modalities of Eastern philosophy since about 1972. What I've learned through my meditation is a sense of equanimity, a sense of all things being equal." - Goldie Hawn

"I've been practicing modalities of Eastern philosophy since about 1972. What I've learned through my meditation is a sense of equanimity, a sense of all things being equal." - Goldie

"I was born Muslim, but for a large part of my life, I wasn't necessarily raised Muslim. My father always kept everything around us, from Western philosophy to Eastern philosophy." - Lupe Fiasco

"In student government in high school, I learned how to deal with people, and in college I studied Eastern philosophy. I'm also an avid team-sports fan. I think I just blended them all together and came out with a business management philosophy that combines the Eastern ethic with the Western sport concept, basically." - Michael Ovitz

"Philosophy is for the few." - W. S. Gilbert

"Philosophy can make people sick." - Aristotle

"Philosophy is for the few." - William Gilbert

"Philosophy is the highest music." - Plato

"Hard distinctions make bad philosophy." - John Mccarthy

"The greatest art is philosophy." - Kedar Joshi

"I'm into a lot of Eastern philosophy. It's kind of like theosophy; it's about finding the relationships between all the great religions and focusing in on the good stuff." - Weyes Blood

"It's true that Eastern philosophy and religion were not unknown to me as a child, since my father has explored much in that area, and written books more or less in that area, too." - Quentin S. Crisp

"Gandhi became my role model. I have always been interested in Eastern philosophy. Since early in my life I've been fascinated by India, and I have spent a great deal of time traveling in that country." - Bianca Jagger

"I stepped away to find out more about myself, which I was having difficulty doing as a football player. I got a chance to travel the world. I studied Eastern philosophy, and I've grown as a person so much." - Ricky Williams

"Eastern Connecticut is very different from Western; we're more liverwurst than pate, more bowling than polo." - Wally Lamb

"..I sought a world philosophy-or an integral philosophy-that would believably weave together the many pluralistic contexts of science, morals, aesthetics, Eastern as well as Western philosophy, and the world's great wisdom traditions. Not on the level of details-that is finitely impossible; but on the level of orienting generalizations: a way to suggest that the world really is one, undivided, whole, and related to itself in every way: a holistic philosophy for a holistic Kosmos, a plausible Theory of Everything." - Ken Wilber

"And as I stumbled onto Eastern philosophy and Buddhism, it was the first time I had ever read any sort of philosophy that really made a tremendous amount of sense. What I liked that was missing from my experience of Christianity growing up was a sort of acceptance, a sort of being OK with being imperfect and not focusing on the sin." - Alan Ball

"A body in movement is its philosophy." - Nelly Mazloum

"My basic life philosophy is Harry Potter" - Michael Clifford

"Philosophy is the opposite of fairy tales" - Jostein Gaarder

"All work is an act of philosophy." - Ayn Rand

"Intelligent design is a philosophy of ignorance." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Believe it or not, philosophy has consequences." - Jonathan V. Last

"Slow are the beginnings of philosophy." - Henry David Thoreau

"All philosophy is a form of confession." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Philosophy is the education of grown-ups." - Stanley Cavell

"Making fun of philosophy is really philosophising." - Blaise Pascal

"Remain true to yourself and your philosophy." - Giorgio Armani

"Philosophy is the rational expression of genius." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"My philosophy? Practice, practice, practice and win." - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

"Never look back' is my philosophy." - Helen Clark

"In philosophy an individual is becoming himself." - Bernard Lonergan

"Philosophy is talk on a cereal box." - Edie Brickell

"To scorn philosophy is truly to philosophize." - Blaise Pascal

"Philosophy is the art of living." - Plutarch

"My style philosophy is: Be comfortable." - Cheyenne Kimball

"Without philosophy, action has no meaning." - Sebastien Foucan

"History is Philosophy teaching by examples." - Thucydides

"No one enters heaven except through philosophy." - Johannes Scotus Eriugena

"Common sense is the folklore of philosophy." - Antonio Gramsci

"Philosophy! the lumber of the schools." - Jonathan Swift

"Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it." - Epictetus

"Our whole philosophy is one of transparency." - Valerie Jarrett

"Philosophy is common sense with big words." - James Madison

"'Never look back' is my philosophy." - Helen Clark

"All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy." - Ernest Dimnet

"Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy." - Martin Heidegger

"History should be written as philosophy." - Voltaire

"My philosophy is familiarity breeds contempt." - Chaka Khan

"Philosophy teaches you to think big." - Jay Chandrasekhar

"The best of humanity is philosophy." - Kedar Joshi

"What's my philosophy? In a word, integral." - Ken Wilber

"Words, without power, is mere philosophy." - Muhammad Iqbal

"Indeed heresies are themselves instigated by philosophy." - Tertullian

"History is Philosophy teaching by example." - Thucydides

"Astonishment is the root of philosophy." - Paul Tillich

"Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy." - Thomas Hobbes

"Christianity... is an Eastern religion." - Tom Robbins

"There's a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta." - W Averell Harriman

"Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both ... different. In spelling." - Eddie Izzard

"Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered." - C S Lewis

"Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both... different. In spelling." - Eddie Izzard

"As a universal history of philosophy, the history of philosophy must become one great unity." - Karl Jaspers

"Darwinism is not merely a support for naturalistic philosophy: it is a product of naturalistic philosophy." - Phillip E Johnson

"The philosophy to 'buy and hold' is a philosophy that I use to manage funds." - Michael Leechin

"The philosophy to 'buy and hold' is a philosophy that I use to manage funds." - Michael Lee-Chin

"The life of Islamic philosophy did not terminate with Ibn Rushd nearly eight hundred years ago, as thought by Western scholarship for several centuries. Rather, its activities continued strongly during the later centuries, particularly in Persia and other eastern lands of Islam, and it was revived in Egypt during the last century." - Seyyed Hossein Nasr

"The development of physics in the twentieth century already has transformed the consciousness of those involved with it. The study (of modern physics) produces insights into the nature of reality very similar to those produced by the study of eastern philosophy." - Gary Zukav

"My philosophy has always remained the same, it's about creating calm balanced environments based on Eastern cultures, ie order and creation of harmony. How people feel in a space is as important as the way it looks, one can't be without the other to succeed." - Kelly Hoppen

"I almost got a psychology degree, I almost got a philosophy degree. I kept changing it so they couldn't make me graduate. I studied anthropology and eastern religion, epistomology, and astronomy... I took every interesting course I could find for nine years." - Patrick Rothfuss

"The secret to my 5 o'clock shadow is a little device called the George Michael 3000 Custom Beard Trimmer and Personal Massager. Just kidding. I actually shave every morning, and thanks to my vast knowledge of Eastern philosophy and mysticism, I will my facial hair to grow to the exact same length each day. Dave Grohl taught me that one." - Reid Scott

"What generates war is the economic philosophy of nationalism: embargoes, trade and foreign exchange controls, monetary devaluation, etc. The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I exist. Is this a life still? No, just vegetating. It seems that only one philosophy can succeed the philosophy of existentialism: nonexistentialism, the philosophy of nonexistent existence." - Imre Kertesz

"Philosophy limits the thinkable and therefore the unthinkable." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"There are nowadays professors of philosophy, but not philosophers" - Henry David Thoreau

"Your Philosophy of life shapes you more than anything else" - Tony Robbins

"My philosophy is that everything starts with a great product." - Steve Jobs

"Things bring their own philosophy with them, that is, prudence." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As a comforter, philosophy cannot compete with a good dinner." - Mason Cooley

"Philosophy as well as foppery often changes fashion." - Benjamin Franklin

"Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom." - Cicero

"Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"It's easy to confuse a woman for a philosophy" - Zadie Smith

"I do' have a philosophy. I have a camera." - Saul Leiter

"But Aristotle's philosophy was the intellect's Declaration of Independence." - Ayn Rand

"You destroy my life then feed me inspirational philosophy." - Richelle Mead

"Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"God - the John Doe of philosophy and religion." - Elbert Hubbard

"History is philosophy teaching by example and also by warning." - Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

"Philosophy which asserts that human experience repeats itself is ineffectual." - Jacques Ellul

"There is no other start to philosophy but wonder." - Plato

"Every man has two vocations: his own and philosophy." - Edward Abbey

"Philosophy is overwhelmingly complicated, its procedure depressingly slow." - Max Horkheimer

"How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabb" - John Milton

"Television is to news as bumperstickers are to philosophy." - Richard M. Nixon

"Philosophy: a purple bullfinch in a lilac tree." - T S Eliot

"My personal philosophy of life is one of ethics" - Alva Myrdal

"Philosophy is to science as masturbation is to sex." - Karl Marx

"About no subject is there less philosophizing than about philosophy." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Aphorisms are the true form of the universal philosophy." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Stay away from philosophy, kids: it will ruin your mind." - Rex Murphy

"My philosophy? I'm always right and you are wrong." - Oscar Wilde

"Whence? wither? why? how? - these questions cover all philosophy." - Joseph Joubert

"Philosophy is really nostalgia, the desire to be at home." - Novalis

"Initial response illustrates a great deal about someone's personal philosophy." - Jim Rohn

"Philosophy is "an unusually stubborn attempt to think clearly." - William James

"I took all the philosophy courses I could" - Judd Nelson

"I don't have a philosophy. I have a camera." - Saul Leiter

"Philosophy leads to death, sociology leads to suicide." - Jean Baudrillard

"My philosophy has always been simple: Believe in yourself." - Tommy John

"It is precisely in knowing its limits that philosophy consists." - Immanuel Kant

"Wisdom corresponds to the future; it is philosophy." - Herbie Hancock

"Confessions of a Philosopher : A Journey Through Western Philosophy" - Bryan Magee

"I am now convinced that theoretical physics is actual philosophy." - Max Born

"About no subject is there less philosophizing than about philosophy." - Friedrich Schlegel

"Aphorisms are the true form of the universal philosophy." - Friedrich Schlegel

"Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion." - Friedrich Schlegel

"All good moral philosophy is ... but the handmaid to religion." - Francis Bacon

"What is philosophy but a continual battle against custom?" - Thomas Carlyle

"Popular atheism is not a philosophy but a therapy," - David Bentley Hart

"Philosophy can only be approached with the most concrete comprehension." - Karl Jaspers

"There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections." - Joseph De Maistre

"The word " philosophy " carries unfortunate connotations: impractical, unworldly, weird." - Simon Blackburn

"Geometry is one of the handles of science and philosophy." - Xenocrates

"Go away, you give philosophy nothing to catch hold of." - Xenocrates

"Good biology without good philosophy will be a calamity." - George Will

"I don't attach importance to great speeches or philosophy." - Jacques Santer

"Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy." - Denis Diderot

"I've always said fantasy is sort of 'stealth philosophy'." - Terry Goodkind

"Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich H

"Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy." - Margaret Thatcher

"Philosophy likes to keen common sense on the run." - Mason Cooley

"Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination." - George Henry Lewes

"My philosophy of dating is to just fart right away." - Jenny Mccarthy

"I'm someone who believes in centrist governing philosophy." - Scott Mcclellan

"I am now convinced that theoretical physics is actually philosophy." - Max Born

"Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain." - Epictetus

"Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact." - Jimmy Swaggart

"The philosophy commonly called individualism is a philosophy of social cooperation and the progressive intensification of the social nexus." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I saw that philosophy had no power to make my life more bearable. Thus I lost my belief in philosophy." - Emile M Cioran

"Philosophy is a corrective against sadness. Yet there still are people who believe in the profundity of philosophy!" - Emile M Cioran

"You have heard of, and studied various systems of philosophy; but real philosophy is opposed to all systems." - Frances Wright



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