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Socrates once said, My advice to you is to get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopherMy philosophy in life is to have fun, and enjoy myself without doing anything to hurt the people around me.

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

My grandfather is very philosophical about his illness; he certainly doesn't want to die, but he says he has lived a long life, and isn't afraid to go.

Jack is philosophically a socialist, but he is a successful businessman in practice.

My partner and I share a common business philosophy, but our specific ideas for achieving our goals are somewhat different.

She opposes capital punishment on a philosophical basis; she says it is wrong to kill, whether it is an individual or the state that is doing it.

The government claims to support the philosophy of equality for women, but it hasn't taken any action to pay women a fair salary.

There is a Korean proverb which states that wise men philosophize as the fools live on.

The old man was rather philosophical about his firing after over 35 years on the job, saying that the company would benefit from new, fresh ideas.

The philosophy of this company is that a happy, well-treated employee is a loyal and hard-working contributor to the success of the enterprise.

Epicurus once suggested that philosophy is an activity that uses reasoning and rigorous argument to promote human flourishing.

Philosophers such as Socrates and Plato have had a lot of influence on Western thought.

Her son spends his time smoking dope and philosophizing about the meaning of life instead of looking for a job.

Western philosophy was largely founded on the writings of Plato and Aristotle.

Discussion question: What is your philosophy in life?

Find someone who can name a famous philosopher.


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