Top 10 Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Henry David Thoreau(July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862), born David Henry Thoreau, was an American philosopher, poet, and essayist. He is also considered to be the leader of the Transcendentalist movement. His most well known book and essay are Walden and Civil Disobedience, respectively. Here are Henry David Thoreau’s top ten most inspirational quotes: I. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. II. … Continue reading Top 10 Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Advertisements

Top 10 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Quotes

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz(July 1, 1646 – November 14, 1716) was a German philosopher, mathematician, polymath, and inventor. He is best known for inventing calculus independently of Isaac Newton. Here are Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s top ten greatest quotes: I. Take what you need, do what you should, you will get what you want. II. Everything that is possible demands to exist. III. He who hasn’t tasted bitter … Continue reading Top 10 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Quotes

Top 10 Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes

Jean-Paul Sartre(June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980) was a French philosopher, political activist, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1964, and was an important figure in the philosophy of existentialism. Here are Jean-Paul Sartre’s top ten greatest quotes: I. If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company.  II. We are our choices. III. Every … Continue reading Top 10 Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes

Top 10 Blaise Pascal Quotes

Blaise Pascal(June 19, 1623 – August 19, 1662) was a french mathematician, philosopher, and physicist. He is best known for Pascal’s Theorem, Pascal’s triangle, and for his contributions to probability theory. Here are Blaise Pascal’s top ten greatest quotes: I. The heart has its reasons which reason knowns not. II. When one does not love too much, one does not love enough. III. If I … Continue reading Top 10 Blaise Pascal Quotes

Top 10 John Locke Quotes

John Locke(August 29, 1632 – October 28, 1704) was an English political theorist and philosopher, best known as the “Father of Liberalism”.  He is considered to be one of the greatest Western philosophers in history. Here are John Locke’s top ten greatest quotes: I. What worries you, masters you. II. Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, … Continue reading Top 10 John Locke 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