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

You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit, it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward.

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

Learning without thought is labor lost.

— Confucius

On being asked what he meant by the beauty of a mathematical theory of physics, Dirac replied that if the questioner was a mathematician then he did not need to be told, but were he not a mathematician then nothing would be able to convince him of it.

Man is not born to solve the problems fo the universe, but to find out where the problems begin, and then to take his stand witin the limits of the intelligible.

— Goethe

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

He who knows does not speak. He who speaks does not know. Close the mouth.

— Lao Tzu

By doubting we come at truth.

An independent reality in the ordinary physical sense can ... neither be ascribed to the phenomena nor to the agencies of observation.

— Niels Bohr