// banach's | Philosophy Department at St. Anselm College //

We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.

If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

— Buddha

Love that is forced is never true love.

It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Hell is other people.

Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.

A proposition is a model of reality as we imagine it.

True philosophy consists in relearning to look at the world.