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#philosophers

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Harry: "And what if I wave my wand and nothing happens?” Ron: “Throw it away and punch him on the nose.


J.K. Rowling


#philosophical

Too lazy to be ambitious, I let the world take care of itself. Ten days' worth of rice in my bag; a bundle of twigs by the fireplace. Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment? Listening to the night rain on my roof, I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out.


Ryokan


#buddhist #hermit #japan #japanese #monk

Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians.


Mortimer Adler


#love #philosophers #scientists #theologians #theories

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.


Abigail Adams


#learned #mean #philosophers #should #statesmen

Philosophers and theologians have argued for centuries over the morality of targeted assassinations - a technique that the Israelis use with some frequency - without ever reaching anything approaching consensus.


Eric Alterman


#approaching #argued #assassinations #centuries #consensus

Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions.


Isaiah Berlin


#childish #persist #philosophers #questions #who

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.


Isaac Asimov


#core #critics #crucial #essence #ever

St. Paul would say to the philosophers that God created man so that he would seek the Divine, try to attain the Divine. That is why all pre-Christian philosophy is theological at its summit.


Hans Urs von Balthasar


#created #divine #god #man #paul

Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.


Thomas Aquinas


#arises #awe #because #being #big

Two half philosophers will probably never a whole metaphysician make.


Gaston Bachelard


#make #never #philosophers #probably #two






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