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My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

Abraham Lincoln, president

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.

Max Ehrmann,

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.

Hedy Lamarr, actress

Systematic philosophical and practical anti-intellectualism such as we are witnessing appears to be something truly novel in the history of human culture.

Johan Huizinga, historian

Every bird that flies has the thread of the infinite in its claw.

Victor Hugo, author

To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio.

Arturo Toscanini, musician

One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.

Frank Zappa, musician

If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.

Yogi Berra, athlete

First would be the literary side, then the spiritual and philosophical. The political side is required principally because of the necessity of the current Russian position.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us.

Walter Pater, critic

Classical philosophical theism maintained the ontological distinction between God and creative world that is necessary for any genuine theism by conceiving them to be of different substances, with particular attributes predicated of each.

Arthur Peacocke, theologian

My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.

Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.

Albert Camus, philosopher

War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.

Benito Mussolini, politician

Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion is the truest to every man even if it stands low in the scales of philosophical comparison.

Mahatma Gandhi, leader

A country's strategy is always based on a fundamental philosophical outlook.

Marc Forne Molne, politician

Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism.

Daniel Bell, sociologist

Our society is the product of several great religious and philosophical traditions. The ideas of the Greeks and Romans, Christianity, Judaism, humanism and the Enlightenment have made us who we are.

Jan Peter Balkenende, statesman

I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog.

Jeff Koons, artist

In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.

William Gilbert, composer

It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.

Saul Kripke, philosopher

[The decay of Logic results from an] untroubled assumption that the particular is real and the universal is not.

C.S. Lewis, novelist

Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit.

Max Ehrmann,

Were knowledge all, what were our need To thrill and faint and sweetly bleed?

Christopher Brennan,

All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.

Jack Bowman, actor

It is, I think, particularly in periods of acknowledged crisis that scientists have turned to philosophical analysis as a device for unlocking the riddles of their field. Scientists have not generally needed or wanted to be philosophers.

Thomas Kuhn, writer

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse us and close doors to further inquiry, they are likely to be wrong.

E. O. Wilson, scientist

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.

Theophile Gautier, poet

And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi - that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others.

Auberon Herbert, writer

Anti-Semitism has no historical, political and certainly no philosophical origins. Anti-Semitism is a disease.

Daniel Barenboim, musician

It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories.

Stanley Fish, writer

I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American.

Pete Seeger, musician

I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs.

Pete Seeger, musician

I did this within a philosophical framework, and a moral and legal framework. And I have been turned into a cartoon of the greatest villain in the history of lobbying.

Jack Abramoff, criminal

I think he's much funnier in many ways than some of the things that I've done. Because it's a little bit more layered. He's constantly trying to teach Luke what he thinks are really deep philosophical ideas, but they're really simple.

Sean William Scott, actor

Anyhow, a philosophical turn of thought now was not amiss, else one's patience would have given out almost at the harbour entrance. The term of her probation was eight days.

Joshua Slocum, explorer

Is it philosophical, is it quite allowable, to assume without evidence from fossil plants that the family or any of the genera was once larger and wide spread? and occupied a continuous area?

Asa Gray, scientist

There is a class, moreover, by whom all these scientific theories, and more are held as ascertained facts, and as the basis of philosophical inferences which strike at the root of theistic beliefs.

Asa Gray, scientist

Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples.

John Searle, philosopher

With all the weird surroundings of outer space the basic underlying theme of the show is a philosophical approach to man's relationship to woman. There are both sexes in the crew, in fact, the first officer is a woman.

Jeffrey Hunter, actor

Testimony should be a philosophical problem and not limited to legal or historical contexts where it refers to the account of a witness who reports what he has seen.

Paul Ricoeur, philosopher

Examples one finds in the philosophical literature are somebody who's seen the trial of a child of theirs, where they're being proved guilty of some crime that would drive the parent into a depression, maybe a suicidal depression.

Robert Nozick, philosopher

The sense of historical continuity, and a feeling for philosophical rectitude cannot, however, be compromised.

Herbert Read, poet

You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes.

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher

You get to say, 'Here's my philosophical idea about what the costume should like,' and the costume designer comes and gives you choices and sometimes they're all good, and I say, 'What do you think?' and they pick the right thing.

John Sayles, director

In writing the history of a disease, every philosophical hypothesis whatsoever, that has previously occupied the mind of the author, should lie in abeyance.

Thomas Sydenham, scientist

I feel lucky, happy and philosophical about it all.

Greta Scacchi, actress

To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.

Phillip E. Johnson, educator

Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real.

Phillip E. Johnson, educator

It was less a literary thing than a linguistic, philosophical preoccupation... discovering how far you can go with language to create immediate, elementary experience.

Robert Morgan, poet

The philosophical idea that there are no more distances, that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers, is such a drag! I like differences.

Brian Eno, musician

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