Quotes

Find out our top philosophy quotes and famous sentences.
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Moliere Quotes

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, well known as Molière, born in Paris (France),  January  the 5th, 1622 and died in Paris Feb. 17, 1673, is a comedy writer, but…

Thomas More Quotes from Utopia

Thomas More Quotes from Utopia

English philosopher, Thomas More is a major political thinker. Prominent political figure, More advised King Henry VIII and was imprisoned and executed. His Utopia describes…

Nietzsche Quotes

Nietzsche Quotes

Friedrich Nietzsche is a german philosopher who has always been considered as a borderline philosopher, alongside his peers, as opposed to Plato, Kant or Descartes….

Rousseau Quotes

Rousseau Quotes

If one should retain only one philosopher of the Enlightenment, Rousseau would probably be the one that would remain because his political contribution is…

Machiavelli Quotes

Machiavelli Quotes

Machiavelli is also one of the most misread writers and philosophers, still one of the most famous philosophers. Reduced to the cliche of “realpolitik”,…

Stuart Mill’s Quotes

Stuart Mill’s Quotes

English philosopher, father of utilitarianism with John Bentham, John Stuart Mill is one of the leading figures of liberalism and utilitariansm. His morality is…

Diderot Quotes

Denis Diderot was a french philosopher of the Enlightenment, a major author of the Encyclopedia, Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville and Jacques the…

Aristotle Quotes

Aristotle Quotes

Aristotle is one of the major Greek thinkers, with Plato. His philosophical contribution and influence, from scholastic to Cartesianism, is enormous. Both student and…

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Best Quotes by Thomas Jefferson Born into a prominent family, Thomas Jefferson was the first son of a family of ten children. He inherits…

Descartes Quotes: God and the Self

Descartes Quotes: God and the Self

Descartes and knowledge: – “Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world” – “To live without philosophizing is in truth the…

Seneca Quotes: The Stoic Wisdom

Seneca Quotes: The Stoic Wisdom

Quotes & Sayings by Seneca Seneca‘s Stoic philosophy is a meditation that focuses on the wisdom and happy life. Senecas was the teacher of…

Napoleon’s Quotes

Quotes & Essential Sayings by Napoleon Why is it necessary to quote Napoleon in the philosophical sphere ? Because Napoleon’s memoirs and speeches form…

Kant Quotes

Through his 3 Critiques (knowledge, ethics, aesthetic), Kant has definitely revolutionized the history of philosophy. It is undoubtly the greatest German philosopher. Here are…

Karl Marx Quotes

Karl Marx Quotes

Marx is probably the most misunderstood philosopher in the history of thought (except Nietzsche, perhaps …). Reduced to a few sentences and a catastrophic historical experience (Communism…

David Hume’s Quotes

David Hume’s Quotes

Quotes by David Hume, a famous empiricst David Hume is one of the most famous empiricists. Following Newton, he has profoundly changed the way…

Hannah Arendt Quotes

Hannah Arendt Quotes

Quotes by hannah Arendt, a political thinker Hannah Arendt‘s work is both very traditional (constant reference to the Greek philosophers) and modern (thinking on…

Plato Quotes

Plato Quotes

Famous Quotes & Phrases by Plato Plato is perhaps the most famous philosophers. Yet he wrote nothing (except a few letters). His teaching and…