Because philosophy is such a complex concept in life since it majorly deals with all aspects of our life as human beings and how we relate to one another and society, various scholars, educators and individuals in various fields have done exhaustive research and have come up with philosophy quotes and quotations over the years to try help us to understand this concept better.
As it is such an interesting concept as well it has attracted the attention on notable scholars from Heraclitus of Ephesus to Socrates to Albert Einstein among various others. As is evidenced by the periods in which some of these scholars lived, philosophy is not a new discipline and has existed for almost as long as mankind has existed on earth.
Some of the famous philosophy quotes include:
“The unexamined life is not worth living” by Socrates,
“I think therefore I am” by Rene Descartes,
“A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one” by Heraclitus of Ephesus,
“Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily” by William of Ockham,
“The man of Science is a poor philosopher” by Albert Einstein,
“We live in the best of all possible worlds” by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz,
“The life of man is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short” by Thomas Hobbes,
“Philosophy is the science which considers the truth” by Aristotle,
“Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it” by Wittgenstein,
among various others.
These quotes are a few examples of the otherwise endless number of quotes and quotations by these very same scholars as well as numerous others from all across the world.
Philosophy quotes touch on almost all spheres that philosophy represents and try to simplify the various concepts found in these spheres.
These quotes can be used as daily guides in our various individual lives depending on our different situations. They have easily been made available across the internet and in various relevant books.
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