// Philosophy Department at St. Anselm College //

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

— Buddha

Love that is forced is never true love.

It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Hell is other people.

Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.

A proposition is a model of reality as we imagine it.

True philosophy consists in relearning to look at the world.

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.

— Buddha