Feeling Philosophical

28 Mar

This morning’s post wasn’t really a post so I trawled through old posts to bring you a new post, of philosophical quotes; a new post to you, that is, but don’t quote me. 

Portrait of René Descartes, dubbed the "F...

Portrait of René Descartes, dubbed the "Father of Modern Philosophy", after Frans Hals c. 1648 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dale Carnegie: Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I’ll tell you their philosophy of life.

Real Carnegie: Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I’ll sell it to ‘em.

Alphonse Karr: The more things change, the more they remain the same.

Carphone Warehouse: The more phones change, the more money we make.

Ursula Le Guin: It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

Urge Le Goin: If you must travel, go First Class.

Soren Kierkegaard: Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward.

Liam Gallagher: Don’t look back in anger; throw the first punch.

Charles Schultz: I’ve developed a new philosophy… I only dread one day at a time.

Charlie Brown: I’m a miserable git.

Lao Tzu: The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Low Shoe: The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a flat tyre.

John Keats: Beauty is truth, truth beauty –  that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Dodge McLarty: Don’t buy no ugly truck – it’s unpatriotic.

René Descartes on Philosophy: I think; therefore I am.

Tilly Bud on Pig Philosophy: I’m pink; therefore I’m ham.

16 Responses to “Feeling Philosophical”

  1. laurieanichols March 28, 2012 at 19:18 #

    My micro-bio at Huffington Post reads Je pense donc je suis. Rene Descartes. I like your Pig philosophy I’m pink, therefore I’m ham. Good fresh ham with butter on a baguette makes for a phenomenal sandwich. The lesson in philosophies was very much appreciated.

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    • Pseu March 28, 2012 at 21:16 #

      We always say
      I’m pink therefore I’m Spam.

      🙂

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      • Pseu March 28, 2012 at 21:17 #

        and halitosis is better than no breath at all.

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  2. zannyro March 28, 2012 at 22:42 #

    Hmmmmm,,you’re making me think………….

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  3. zannyro March 28, 2012 at 22:44 #

    O.k. I’ve thought………….I’m now very happy that I just bought a little pink pig finger puppet..with wings……………..you know “when pigs fly” ? Every time I use it,,and I will
    use it…I’ll think,,”I’m pink, therefore I’m ham.” LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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    • Tilly Bud March 29, 2012 at 09:54 #

      There can be no greater honour than to be quoted…with pigs 🙂

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  4. jmgoyder March 29, 2012 at 01:08 #

    Brilliant!!!

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  5. siggiofmaine March 29, 2012 at 01:47 #

    I love quotes, especially those with a twist !
    Peace,
    Siggi in Downeast Maine
    PS…I finally figured out how to add the gravatar…my cat Bianca !

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  6. eof737 March 29, 2012 at 06:03 #

    Very funny! 😉

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  7. mairedubhtx March 29, 2012 at 14:43 #

    I feel quite enlightened.

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  8. bluebee March 29, 2012 at 22:25 #

    Did Charlie Brown really say that?!

    I look forward to more wisdom from philosopher Tilly Bud, haha 😀

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  9. evilnymphstuff March 30, 2012 at 18:42 #

    haha this is an awesome repost! great quotes with great turns of phrase… 🙂

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