“There is no such thing as a crime of thought, there are only crimes of action.” Clarence Darrow

“What you do not wish for others, do not do unto them.”

“Life may have no meaning. Or, even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.”–Ashleigh Brillant

“The very eyes with which we see the problem are conditioned by the long habits of our own society.”–Ruth Benedict

“One ought not to talk or act as if he were asleep”–Heraclitus

“I do not suppose that I know.”–Socrates

“To live is not itself evil, as has been claimed, but to lead a worthless life is.”–Diogenes

“The actuality of thought is life.”–Aristotle

“Why do people feel so crowded? Because each wants to occupy the place of the other.”–Rabbi Abraham, Yaakov of Sadagora

“A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.”–Thomas Merton

“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”–Edith Wharton

“You cannot judge by annoyance.”–Idries Shah

“Do to me what is worthy of Thee, and not what is worthy of Me.”–Saadi

“All wisdom can be stated in two lines: what is done for you–allow it to be done. What you must do yourself–make sure you do it.”–Khawwas



2 thoughts on “Philosophisms

  1. I have gotten some really great quotes out of this class, if nothing else. There is a lengthy one I have all highlighted that needs to be written on my bathroom mirror. I keep getting rocked on some of the quizzes, because the questions are sometimes insane and I can’t be bothered to check and double check and triple check.

  2. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”


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