Philip Quotes

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationaliz...

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationalizes a future, or other-dimensional, world in which immortality is possible. In other words, religion is the earliest form of science fiction. ...Philip Jose Farmer
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Fear can make you do more wrong than ha...

Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy... fear makes you always, always hold something back. ...Philip K. Dick
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β€œReality is that which, whe...

β€œReality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.” ― Philip K. Dick
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"Sometimes the appropriat...

"Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane." β€” Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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β€œThe basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manip...

β€œThe basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.” – Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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"Sometimes the appropriat...

"Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane." β€” Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this ...

The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give. ...Philip K. Dick
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"I'm not much ...

"I'm not much but I'm all I have" -Philip K. Dick
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"At the end of the day, you should judge a v...

"At the end of the day, you should judge a view not by its cultural associations but by its explanatory power." - Philip Goff, philosopher
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"In every calm and reasonable perso...

"In every calm and reasonable person, there is a hidden second person scared witless about death." ~Philip Roth
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Everything in li...

Everything in life is just for a while. -Philip K. Dick
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"Reality is that which, whe...

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." β€” Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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"Reality is that which, whe...

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 17
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When a man opens a car door f...

When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife. -Prince Philip
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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β€œEither I will find...

β€œEither I will find a way, or I will make one.” β€” Philip Sidney
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 18
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β€œReality is that which, whe...

β€œReality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 12
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β€œThe basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipu...

β€œThe basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use those words.” - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 12
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The problem with int...

The problem with introspection is that it has no end - Philip Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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"If" - Sparta, in a response to a letter sent by Phi...

"If" - Sparta, in a response to a letter sent by Philip II of Macedonia which said "Submit because if i bring my armies to your land i will raze it to the ground"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manip...

"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words." - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"A computer once beat me at ...

"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing." - Emo Philips
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"Nothing lasts, and yet nothing passes,...

"Nothing lasts, and yet nothing passes, either. And nothing passes just because nothing lasts." Philip Roth - The Human Stain
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β€œWhen a man opens a car door for his...

β€œWhen a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.” - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"Sometimes the appropriat...

"Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane." β€” Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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β€œMany men talk like p...

β€œMany men talk like philosophers and live like fools.”~Philip K. Dick
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"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manip...

"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words." - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"Journalism is the first r...

"Journalism is the first rough draft of history" - Philip L. Graham, Washington Post
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"Autobiography is an unrivaled ...

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people." β€” Philip Guedalla
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"It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate y...

"It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate your own identity. At some time, every creature which lives must do so." -Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Pg. 168)
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I'm not much b...

I'm not much but I'm all I have - Philip K. Dick
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β€œOriginality is being ...

β€œOriginality is being different from oneself, not others.” ― Philip Larkin
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β€œFake realities will create fake humans. Or, fake humans will ...

β€œFake realities will create fake humans. Or, fake humans will generate fake realities, then sell them to other humans, turning them, eventually, into forgeries of themselves.” - Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 27
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"An injury is much so...

"An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult." - Philip Stanhope
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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It's all about quality of life and...

It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. Philip Green
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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"Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, ...

"Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I'd spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn't matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit." -Philip Pullman
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β€œReality is that which, whe...

β€œReality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” β€”Philip K. Dick
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β€œ Blessed is he who is too busy looking at his own ...

β€œ Blessed is he who is too busy looking at his own faults and correcting them, rather than wasting time searching for other people’s faults ” ―Dr. Bilal Philips
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β€œTrying to understand superstition ration...

β€œTrying to understand superstition rationally is like trying to pick up something made of wood by using a magnet” - Philip Pullman
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Kindness is...

Kindness is wisdom. Philip James Bailey
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"Fake realities will create fake humans. Or, fake humans will generate fake rea...

"Fake realities will create fake humans. Or, fake humans will generate fake realities and sell them to other humans, turning them, eventually into forgeries of themselves." - Philip K. Dick, from his essay 'How to Build a Universe pt. 2', 1978
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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Royalty is completely differe...

Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own. -Philip Treacy
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β€œNo matter how pretty your face is, you will s...

β€œNo matter how pretty your face is, you will still be the food of worms. So set aside your arrogance and remember your grave.”- Dr. Bilal Philips
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"Autobiography is an unrivaled ...

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people." β€” Philip Guedalla
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β€œThe moment you become satisfied with the wo...

β€œThe moment you become satisfied with the world the way it is, is the moment you lose the ability to change it.” ~Alexander Philip Skarner
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Kindness is...

Kindness is wisdom. Philip James Bailey
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"Stop worrying about g...

"Stop worrying about growing old and think about growing up." β€”Philip Roth
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"You tasted it. Isn't that enough? Of what...

"You tasted it. Isn't that enough? Of what do you ever get more than a taste? That's all we're given in life. A taste." – Philip Roth
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Imagination is like a muscle. I ...

Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got. Philip Jose Farmer
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β€˜β€˜ For each person there is a senten...

β€˜β€˜ For each person there is a sentence β€” a series of words β€” which has the power to destroy him. ’’ Philip K. Dick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 23
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"The only obsession everyone wants: 'love.' People think that in falling in love they make ...

"The only obsession everyone wants: 'love.' People think that in falling in love they make themselves whole? The Platonic union of souls? I think otherwise. I think you're whole before you begin. And the love fractures you. You're whole, and then you're cracked open." -Philip Roth
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β€œI used to think that the brain was the ...

β€œI used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.” - Emo Philips
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"I used to think the human brain was th...

"I used to think the human brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then realized who was telling me this" -Emo Philips
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Your mood should never dictate your manners. It doesn...

Your mood should never dictate your manners. It doesn't matter how angry, upset, or sad you are. Always be respectful & polite to others. Credits: Dr bilal philips
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"It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinar...

"It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever." - Philip Adams
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Don't try to solve serious matters...

Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. -- Philip K. Dick, What the Dead Men Say, 1954
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"Reality is that which, if ...

"Reality is that which, if you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." β€” Philip K. Dick
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"The way to teach kids not to be afraid of the dark is ...

"The way to teach kids not to be afraid of the dark is to fill their daylight hours with as much horror as possible, so they'll pray for the darkness to come." - Emo Philips
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"A philosopher is someone who goes into a dark room at night, ...

"A philosopher is someone who goes into a dark room at night, to look for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian does the same thing, but comes out claiming he found a cat." -- Nick Philips
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A computer once beat me at ...

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. Emo Philips
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"The only true currency in this bankrupt world is w...

"The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool." - Philip Seymour Hoffman as Lester Bangs in Almost Famous
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"Reality is that which, whe...

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." ~Philip K. Dick
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Freedom is never...

Freedom is never given, it is won. (A.Philip Randolph)
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Unless you are willing to let go,...

Unless you are willing to let go, to fail miserably and have another go, success wont happen - Philip Adams
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"When people don't even have a s...

"When people don't even have a shred of human decency, they fall back on the rules." - Philip DeFranco
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"They fuck you up, your mum...

"They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do." - Philip Larkin
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"This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordin...

"This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance." -Philip K. Dick
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Only two things are infinite: The Univ...

Only two things are infinite: The Universe and human stupidity; And I'm not too sure about the Universe..." Philip K. Dick
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β€œThe appropriate res...

β€œThe appropriate response to reality is to go insane.” β€” Philip. K
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β€œAfter nourishment, shelter and com...

β€œAfter nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman
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"If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and ...

"If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it." - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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Well, you'll never fly in it, you're...

Well, you'll never fly in it, you're too fat to be an astronaut. - Prince Philip to a 13 year old aspiring astronaut
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"I used to think that the brain was the ...

"I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this." - Emo Philips
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"It is sometimes an appro...

"It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane." – Philip K. Dick
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Either I will find...

Either I will find a way, or I will make one - Philip Sidney
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"Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the po...

"Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable." ~ Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Stanhope
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 24
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"Personally I'm livid. It feels like, in this world you...

"Personally I'm livid. It feels like, in this world you are constantly penalized, not rewarded, for playing by the rules." - Philip Defranco (Today's Philip Defranco Show)
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"It is sometimes an appropr...

"It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane." Philip K. Dick, VALIS
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"Every morsel of meat we eat is...

"Every morsel of meat we eat is a slap in the tear-stained face of a starving child" - Philip Wollen
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β€œFor a human being, nothing comes naturall...

β€œFor a human being, nothing comes naturally,” said Grumman. β€œWe have to learn everything we do.” - Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials
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News is the fir...

News is the first draft of history. – Philip Graham
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