Quotes to Consider


Here is a random selection of thoughts from our database of quotes from well-known thinkers that you might enjoy pondering.

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
- LeoTolstoy

I hate victims who respect their executioners.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
- Immanuel Kant

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.
- William Adams

Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
- William James

If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
- Beethoven

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
- Dr Johnson

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks... the work for which all other work is but preparation.
- Rainer Maria Rilke