“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi. Here are 47  Awesome Philosophy Quotes about life and mastery and everything else. 

Philosophy Quotes

1. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein

2. “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

3. “Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”
― Ludwig van Beethoven

4. “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
― Benjamin Franklin Wade

5. “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
― Nicolas Chamfort

6. “Have you ever noticed how ‘What the hell’ is always the right decision to make?”
― Terry Johnson,

7. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
― Anne Frank

8. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
― Margaret Mead

9. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
― Kahlil Gibran

10. “May you live every day of your life.”
― Jonathan Swift

Philosophy Quotes

11. “Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.”
― Albert Camus

12. “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
― May Sarton

13. “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
― Laurence J. Peter

14. “One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.”
― Stephen Hawking

15. “It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

16. “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
― William Shakespear

17. “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
― Isaac Asimov

18. “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
― Albert Einstein

19. “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.”
― Plato

20. “You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

Philosophy Quotes

21. “Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies,
you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”
― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

22. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
― Benjamin Spock

23. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
― Dr. Seuss

24. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
― Frank Zappa

25. “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”
― Elie Wiesel

26. “A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
― D.H. Lawrence

27. “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
― Bertrand Russell

28. “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
― Albert Einstein

29. “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

30. “We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”
― Richard Dawkins

Philosophy Quotes

31. “You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.”
― Malcolm X

32. “I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”
― Fitzgerald F. Scott

33. “If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.”
― Mo Willems

34. “Maybe everyone can live beyond what they're capable of.”
― Markus Zusak

35. “The past has no power over the present moment.”
― Eckhart Tolle

36. “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”
― Douglas Adams

37. “Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”
― Douglas Adams

38. “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

39. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
― George Bernard Shaw

40. “A truth that's told with bad intent Beats all the lies you can invent.”
― William Blake

Philosophy Quotes

41. “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”
― Socrates

42. “Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.”
― Lao Tsu, Tao Teh Ching

43. “We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.”
― Santosh Kalwar

44. “You only live twice: Once when you are born And once when you look death in the face”
― Ian Fleming

45. “The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”
― Plato

46. “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter”
― John Keats

47. “A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. ”
― William S. Burroughs

Best Philosophy Quotes

“The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.”
― Mark Twain

“It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
― J.K.Rowling

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