Literary Liaisons, Wily Wordplay

Wily Wordplay – From Philosophers

And now here are some wise words from people much smarter than myself.

1.“The unexamined life is not worth living” – Socrates

2.“The brave man is he who overcomes not only his enemies but his pleasures” – Democritus

3.It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows. ~Epictetus

4.The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -Herbert Spencer

5.“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things” – René Descartes

6.“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” –Aristotle

7.The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it. ~Bertrand Russell

8.Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.- Khalil Gibran

9. “Being deeply loved gives you strength, loving deeply gives you courage”- Lao Tzu

10.“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw

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