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Where other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given.

Pride and Prejudice
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
Far from rejecting outright any hierarchy of success or failure, philosophy instead reconfigures the judging process, lending legitimacy to theidea that themainstream value system may unfairly consign some people to disgrace and others to respectability.

Status Anxiety
The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice
We often have need of a profound philosophy to restore to our feelings their original state of innocence, to find our way out of the rubble of things alien to us, to begin to feel for ourselves and to speak ourselves, and I might almost say to exist ourselves. Even if my philosophy does not extend to discovering anything new, it does nevertheless possess the courage to regard as questionable what has long been thought true
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs
It not seldom happens that in the purposeless rovings and wanderings of the imagination we hunt down such game as can be put to use by our purposeful philosophy in its well-ordered household
Philosophy fulfils the need to create for ourselves a single and complete concept of the world and of life
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."