Best 40+ funny philosophy quotes that make you think

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Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
– Karl Marx

The less men think, the more they talk.
– Montesquieu

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
– Desiderius Erasmus

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
– Plato

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
– Plotinus

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.
– Heraclitus

My mission is to kill time, and time’s to kill me in its turn. How comfortable one is among murderers.
– Emil Cioran

I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
– Zhuangzi

Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.
– Annie Besant

If cattle and horses, or lions, had hands, or were able to draw with their feet and produce the works which men do, horses would draw the forms of gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make the gods’ bodies the same shape as their own.
– Xenophanes

If I had followed the multitude, I should not have studied philosophy.
– Chrysippus

We’re all human beings, in the end, despite our differences.
– Timothy Morton

Only one man ever understood me, and he didn’t understand me.
– Johann Gottlieb Fichte

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
– Francis Bacon

Let come what comes, let go what goes. See what remains.
– Ramana Maharshi

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
– Mencius

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
– Sun Tzu

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
– Karl Popper

God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul.
– Ernest Renan

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
– Socrates

Man is the measure of all things.
– Protagoras

I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.
– Norman O. Brown

I have never been religious. I talk to God every day, but He’s never said a word to me about religion! I think the most powerful prayer is surrender.
– Raymond Moody

What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.
– Diogenes

Top 10 funny quotes by philosophers

The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.
– Aristotle

If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
– Zen Proverb

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
– Karl Marx

Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.
– Anaxagoras

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
– Baltasar Gracian

The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
– Bertrand Russell

Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.
– Lao Tzu

The only thing I know is that I know nothing.
– Socrates

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
– Maimonides

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife, you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.
– Socrates

The Universal view melts things into a blur.
– Emil Cioran

Funny philosophical quotes about life

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
– Michel de Montaigne

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
– Confucius

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
– Albert Camus

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
– Thales

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd.
– Thomas Nagel

Life is life – whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man’s own advantage.
– Sri Aurobindo

You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition.
– Michel Onfray

I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

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