Love of Wisdom Quotes to Celebrate World Philosophy Day 2017

Love of Wisdom Quotes

The UNESCO observes third Thursday of every November as World Philosophy Day. To celebrate this event, we have here 15 Love of Wisdom quotes. The World Philosophy Day 2017 falls on 16 November 2017.

Philosophy, literally means Love of Wisdom, is derived from the Greek word, Philosphia. It is the study of the nature of reality and existence and of right and wrong behaviour.

As a side note, the 2017 World International Day for Tolerance is also falls on November 16.

15 Love of Wisdom Quotes to Share on World Philosophy Day 2017

Albus Dumbledore

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light”

Thomas Aquinas

“How is it they live in such harmony, the billions of stars, when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds?”

Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has”


“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something”

Immanuel Kant

“It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.”

Thomas Aquinas

“The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but what the truth of things is”

Martin Heidegger

“We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny.”

“A boundary is not that at which something stops, but that from which something begins.”

Gautama Buddha

“Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.”

Lao Tzu

“Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”

Adam Smith

“Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.”


“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”

“Love truth, but pardon error.”


“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”


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