In their time, they had a quest for wisdom. These people have questioned reality , finding all truth to back up their perception. They didn’t settle for what life called itself, or what it wanted them to be, because they knew deep within themselves that they had ideas and imaginations that needed to be explored.
Einstein was born at Ulm in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879, into a non-observant Jewish family. At age five, his father showed him a pocket compass, and Einstein realized that something in “empty” space acted upon the needle; he would later describe the experience as one of the most revelatory of his life. He grew to appreciate philosophy through finding solutions to problem in his work in physics. Then, he died on April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey.
” Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
Aristotle was a Greek man, and he is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. He stated that only one thing could justify monarchy, and that was if the virtue of the king, and his family were greater than the virtue of the rest of the citizens put together.
” Good habits formed at youth make all the difference ” .
” Happiness depends upon ourselves. ”
” The energy of the mind is the essence of life. ”
An inventor of Chemical Telegraph, Scottish educationalist and a philosopher. He was also known as one of the most innovative, and prominent minds in different fields. These fields include logic, education reform, psychology, linguistics and moral philosophy. Bain held the Chair at Aberdeen for twenty years, but his main philosophical writings had already been published by the time he was appointed. His most notable philosophical achievement as Regius Professor was the establishment of Mind, a philosophy journal that went on to become one of the most prestigious in the world.
”Instinct is untaught ability.”
”Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
”I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”
”A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.”
They indeed left a mark in history, and they were philosophers.