Quotes to Consider
Here is a random selection of thoughts from our database of quotes from well-known thinkers that you might enjoy pondering.
Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
Principles are good and worth the effort only when they develop into deeds... The great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
What could be more convincing, moreover, than the gesture of laying one's cards face up on the table?