The words of the prophets are written on the subway’s wall.
Simon and Garfunkel the Sound of Silence
Dialectical thought attains the concreteness which links the structure of thoughts to that of reality.
Thinking small does not deliver big
A FAO civil servant from Mali
To comprehend what is, this is the task of philosophy
Philosophy too is its own time apprehended in thoughts
George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
I had a great experience but not as theoretical knowledge. Poetry started pouring out of my heart while I was not at all a good student of languages. The innate knowledge came through innate experience.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail
So philosophy too is its own time apprehended in thoughts
G W F Hegel the Philosophy of Right
What, then, do you mean, by the assertion that this proposition is true?
The boy was beginning to understand that intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life, where the histories of all people are connected, and we are able to know everything, because its all written there.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light.
Il est sans doute assez vain de chercher à tracer des frontières immuables entre tel groupe de notions considérées comme seules scientifiques et tel autre qui serait réservé à la philosophie.
What we observe is not nature itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning
Ah Maitreyi, , my beloved, the Intelligence which reveals all- by what shall it be revealed? By whom shall the knower be known?
He who thinks that he knows, knows not.
Then who are the true philosophers? He asked
“Those who love to see the truth”.
Plato The Republic
Mein Liebchen, wer darf sagen:
Ich glaub’an Gott?
Magst Priester oder weise fragen,
Und ihre Antwort scheint nur Spott
Über den Frager zu sein
The idea that nothing is true except what we comprehend is ridiculous.
What men want is not knowledge, but certainty.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Serenity prayer Alcoholic Anonymous