❝ Plato claimed philosophy was an apprenticeship for death. ❞
- Existentialism professor (via philosophyprofessorquotes)
❝ A philosopher is someone who lacks wisdom, longs for it, and knows he is not what he ought to be. ❞
- Existentialism professor (via philosophyprofessorquotes)
❝ If humanity is not destroyed by a passion it will be destroyed by a weakness: which does one prefer? This is the main question. Do we desire for humanity an end in fire and light or in sand? ❞
- Friedrich Nietzsche (via henretta84)
❝ The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be minds. ❞
- Friedrich Nietzsche (via henretta84)
❝ How could I bear this outsider inside me? This outsider that I was for myself? How could I live without seeing him? Without knowing him? How could I remain forever doomed to carrying him with me, inside me, visible to others and beyond my vision? ❞
- Luigi Pirandello, One, No One, and One Hundred Thousand (via sisyphean-revolt)
❝ Here is our problem: you can prove with math that 2+2 = 4, but you can’t prove that I should give a fuck. ❞
- Existentialism professor (via philosophyprofessorquotes)
❝ If you were drunk your first time, just don’t count it. Born again Christians become secondary virgins all the time. ❞
- Existentialism professor (via philosophyprofessorquotes)
❝ I am. I am, I exist, I think, therefore I am; I am because I think, why do I think? I don’t want to think any more, I am because I think that I don’t want to be, I think that I … because … ugh! ❞
- Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre (via thusreluctant)