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“Compared to Thoreau, Saint Francis of Assisi was peanuts.”
“I'm a philosophy major. That means I can think deep thoughts about being unemployed.”
“I roll joints in pages from philosophers' books. It's like smoking their thoughts.”
“Socrates was ugly, Plato was fat, and, um, and Aristotle was a prissy dresser!”
“- Ted: Our first guest speaker comes from the year 400 BC, a time when most of the world looked like the cover of the Led Zeppelin album, Houses of the Holy.
- Bill: We were there. There were many steps and columns. It was most tranquil.
- Ted: He is sometimes known as the father of modern thought. He was the teacher of Plato, who was in turn...” (continue)(continue reading)
Now let me correct you on a couple of things, Ok? Aristotle was not Belgian. The central message of Buddhism is not "Every man for himself". And the London Underground is not a political movement. Those are all mistakes, Otto. I looked them up.
“- Max Dugan: Maybe I'm your father, but you're not my daughter. Do you know what Kierkegaard once said?
- Nora McPhee: Yes! And I'm not interested in any more of your roommates!”
“- Vizzini: I can't compete with you physically, and you're no match for my brains.
- Westley: You're that smart?
- Vizzini: Let me put it this way. Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates?
- Westley: Yes.
- Vizzini: Morons.”
“Heidegger isn't all that hard. I mean, his stuff is mostly etymological. You know, like, why is there something rather than nothing at all.”
“If your going through some shit in your life chances are somebody else has gone through the same thing before ya. And they've written about it. Some poet or philosopher has been through the same type of crap, and they've written about it. And when you find that poem or piece of writing. You think bloody hell this bastard has just summed it all...” (continue)(continue reading)
- Mitch Taylor: What are you doing?
- Chris Knight: Self-realization. I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said "... I drank what?".