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plumbing and philosophy

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity, and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because philosophy is an exalted activity, will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.

Το είπε...: John W. Gardner

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expect the unexpected

If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.

Το είπε...: Heraclitus

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Rubbing

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.

Το είπε...: Montaigne

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Right and wrong

It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right.

Το είπε...: Friedrich Nietzsche

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explanations

You cannot go on 'explaining away' for ever: you will find that you have explained explanation itself away. You cannot go on 'seeing through' things for ever. The whole point of seeing through something is to see something through it.

Το είπε...: C.S. Lewis

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No man ever steps in the same river twice...

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.

Το είπε...: Heraclitus

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Wise man and a fool

There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.

Το είπε...: Diogenes of Sinope

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The art of being a slave

The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.

Το είπε...: Diogenes of Sinope

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Philosopher

Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?

Το είπε...: Diogenes of Sinope

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doing that which I can not do...(4 roza)

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it

Το είπε...: Pablo Picasso

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