Top 10 Empedocles Quotes

Empedocles(c. 490 – c. 430 BC) was a Greek philosopher and was regarded by Aristotle as the inventor of rhetoric. He is best known for his theory that the world is made of four roots or elements: air, earth, fire, and water. He believed that Love and Strife were the two divine forces that can bring together or separate the four elements. Continue reading “Top 10 Empedocles Quotes”


Top 10 Galileo Galilei Quotes

Galileo Galilei(February 15, 1564 – January 8, 1642), aka the “father of modern science”, was an Italian scientist and polymath. He was best known for proving that the solar system didn’t revolve around the Earth, but rather the sun. Here are the top ten greatest quotes from Galileo Galilei: I. Passion is the genesis of genius. II. You cannot teach a man anything; you can … Continue reading Top 10 Galileo Galilei Quotes

Top 10 Thomas Paine Quotes

Thomas Paine(January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English American philosopher and writer of Common Sense, The American Crisis, and The Rights of Man. His writings influenced the American Revolution. He is also known as one the Founding Fathers. Here are the Thomas Paine’s greatest quotes: I. These are the times that try men’s souls. II. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the … Continue reading Top 10 Thomas Paine Quotes

Top 10 Lao Tzu Quotes

Lao Tzu(6BC/4BC), aka Laozi(Old Master) was a Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism. Here are Lao Tzu’s top ten greatest quotes: I. Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. II. Care about people’s approval and you will be their prisoner. III. New beginnings … Continue reading Top 10 Lao Tzu Quotes

Top 10 Pythagoras Quotes

Pythagoras(c. 570-c. 495 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician, and best known for theorizing the importance of numbers in nature, music, and the universe. Here are Pythagoras’ top ten greatest quotes: I. Number is the within of all things. II. Know thyself and thou wilt know the universe.  III. There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the … Continue reading Top 10 Pythagoras Quotes

Top 10 Socrates Quotes

Socrates(469-399 BC) was a Greek philosopher, and also known as the father of Western philosophy. His most famous students were Plato, who taught Aristotle. Here are Socrates’ top ten quotes: I. Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people. II. Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all their answers. III.  Those … Continue reading Top 10 Socrates Quotes

Top 10 Confucius Quotes

Confucius(551-479 BC), aka Kong Qiu, was known as one of China’s greatest philosophers. He was also a politician and teacher, and best known for creating Confucianism. Here are ten of Confucius’s greatest quotes: I. Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. II. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. III. Everything has its beauty, … Continue reading Top 10 Confucius Quotes

Top 10 Aristotle Quotes

Aristotle(384-322 BC) was one of the most influential of ancient Greek philosophers, a pupil of Plato, and best known as the teacher of Alexander the Great. He has contributed to many subjects including zoology, ethics, art, psychology, politics, logic, and physics and his ideas, more than two thousand years later, still live on today. Here are Aristotle’s top ten most inspiring quotes: I. We are … Continue reading Top 10 Aristotle Quotes