Philosophy (Inspirational, Motivational, Life Quotes)

Socrates Quotes

--All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.

--Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

--By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

--False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

--From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

--He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.

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Confucius Quotes

--Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.

--He who will not economize will have to agonize.

--Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

--Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.

--It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.

--Study the past if you would define the future.

--What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.

--When anger rises, think of the consequences.

--Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Sun Tzu Quotes: The Art Of War

--All war is based on deception.

--Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

--He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.

--Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.

--Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.

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Lao Tzu Quotes--Tao, Taoism, Taoist Meditation

--Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.

--Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

--A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Mohamed / Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

--A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.

--A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

--A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.

--A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

--Action expresses priorities.

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