25 Funny Philosophical Quotes

These funny philosophical quotes are sure to entertain. Because while philosophical quotes are often serious and deep, some are actually quite hilarious!

It might be their direct tone, irony, them ‘stating the obvious’ or just some thinly veiled sarcasm – either way these famous philosophers took a brief break from their serious thinking and had a laugh.


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Funny Philosophical Quotes


  1. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” Albert Einstein


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  1. “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.” Isaac Asimov


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  1. “Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.” Karl Marx



  1. “The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.” Aristotle


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  1. “Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.” Lao Tzu



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


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  1. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” Ralph Waldo Emerson




  1. “The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.” Plato




  1. “One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.” René Descartes




  1. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius



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  1. “The only thing I know is that I know nothing.” Socrates




  1. “That man is wisest who, like Socrates, realizes that his wisdom is worthless.” Plato




  1. “It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!” Friedrich Nietzsche




  1. “A truth that’s told with bad intent, beats all the lies you can invent.” William Blake


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  1. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” Plato



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




  1. “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” Plato




  1. “Love is a serious mental disease.” Plato




  1. “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it, is committing another mistake.” Confucius




  1. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” Aristotle


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  1. “In everything, there is a share of everything.” Anaxagoras




  1. “I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.” Bertrand Russell




  1. “Man is condemned to be free.” Jean-Paul Sartre




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




  1. “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


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