"Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures."
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"A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice."
"There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it."
"Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom."
"Philosophers are only men in armor after all."
"Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?"
"Out of Plato come all things that are still written and debated about among men of thought."
"If I wished to punish a province, I would have it governed by philosophers."
"Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve."
"Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?"
"The philosopher must station themselves in the middle."
"The courage of the truth is the first condition of philosophic study."
"Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond."
"To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking."
"Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits."
"If this is philosophy it is at any rate a philosophy that is not in its right mind."
"When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers."
"I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full and scratch where it itches."
"In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man."
"There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections."
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