Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.

- Aldous Huxley

Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.

- Aldous Huxley

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.

- Aldous Huxley

He who hath many friends hath none.

- Aristotle

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

- Aristotle

We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.

- Aristotle

Bad men are full of repentance.

- Aristotle

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

- Aristotle

Men acquire particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.

- Aristotle

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.

- Aristotle

He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.

- Aristotle

I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

- Aristotle

Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

- Aristotle

For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.

- Aristotle

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.

- Aristotle

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

- Aristotle

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

- Aristotle

The difference between a learned man and an ignorant one is the same as that between a living man and a corpse.

- Aristotle

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.

- Aristotle

A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.

- Aristotle

Something is infinite if, taking it quantity by quantity, we can always take something outside.

- Aristotle

Each man judges well the things he knows.

- Aristotle

Philosophy is the product of wonder.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Philosophy begins in wonder. And at the end when philosophic thought has done its best the wonder remains.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.

- Alfred North Whitehead
Words build bridges into unexplored regions.

Words build bridges into unexplored regions.

- Adolf Hitler
Great liars are also great magicians.

Great liars are also great magicians.

- Adolf Hitler
Hate is more lasting than dislike.

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

- Adolf Hitler
Always be listening and learning.

Always be listening and learning.

- Adena Friedman
To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

- Aristotle
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. --Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

- Confucius
“It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.” is locked It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.

It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.

- Abu Bakr
If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad....

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.

- Abu Bakr
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.

Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.

- Abu Bakr
Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.

Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.

- Abu Bakr
When knowledge is limited – it leads to folly…..

When knowledge is limited – it leads to folly… When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.

- Abu Bakr
He who fears to weep should learn to be kind to those who weep.

He who fears to weep should learn to be kind to those who weep.

- Abu Bakr
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Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.

- Abu Bakr

Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.

- Albert Camus

Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.

- Albert Camus

A man is more a man through the things he keeps to himself than through those he says.

- Albert Camus

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

- Albert Camus

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

- Albert Camus

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

- Albert Camus

Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.

- Albert Camus

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.

- Albert Camus

There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night.

- Albert Camus

Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.

- Albert Camus

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

- Albert Camus

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

- Albert Camus