Quotes having the keyword Philosophy
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
by Alfred North Whitehead (born in 1861) keywords: background, coloring, emerges, every, explicitly, imaginative, into, never, philosophy, reasoning, secret, some, tinged, train , which
Even if you only want to write science fiction, you should also read mysteries, poetry, mainstream literature, history, biography, philosophy, and science.
by Walter Jon Williams (born in 1953) keywords: also, biography, even, fiction, history, literature, mainstream, mysteries, only, philosophy, poetry, read, science, should, want , write
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
by Oprah Winfrey (born in 1954) keywords: best, doing, life, moment, next, only, philosophy, place, puts, responsible , your
Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.
by Ludwig Wittgenstein (born in 1889) keywords: achieve, adjustment, combination, does, door, each, everything, little, lock, nothing, only, open, philosophy, place, safe, seems , trying
The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.
by Ludwig Wittgenstein (born in 1889) keywords: bring, discovery, doing, enables, gives, into, itself, longer, peace, philosophy, question, questions, real, stop, tormented, want , which
The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form.
by Chauncey Wright (born in 1830) keywords: aspirations, desires, emotions, fears, form, human, intellectual, philosophy, proper, questions , taking
Some of the poetic writers who insert passages of realism in their texts have no underlying philosophy to uphold them, and revert to realism.
by Marguerite Young (born in 1908) keywords: insert, passages, philosophy, poetic, realism, revert, some, texts, their, them, underlying, uphold , writers