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  • Primum vivere, deinde philosophari is of more comprehensive significance than one supposes at first sight.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Cp.Cic. de Or.ii. 156 'ac sic decrevi philosophari potius ut Neoptolemus apud Ennium "paucis: nam omnino haud placet"'.

    The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura

  • Primum vivere, deinde philosophari, says the proverb.

    A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson

  • He was of the humour of the old philosopher who, when he heard that all his worldly goods had been lost in a shipwreck, only made for answer, Jubet me fortuna expeditius philosophari.

    Diderot and the Encyclopaedists

  • He was of the humour of the old philosopher who, when he heard that all his worldly goods had been lost in a shipwreck, only made for answer, _Jubet me fortuna expeditius philosophari_.

    Diderot and the Encyclopædists (Vol 1 of 2)

  • _Primum vivere, deinde philosophari_ is of more comprehensive significance than one supposes at first sight.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Primo vivere, deinde philosophari, * 80 the common people will say, and, in all truth, I do not know what answer can be given them.

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  • The best body implied the best mind; and even Plato, to whom tradition gives not only one of the fairest souls, but a body remarkable for both strength and beauty, and for whom weakness was perilously near to wickedness, and ugliness to sin, argues that education must be so conducted that the body can be safely entrusted to the care of the soul and suggests, what later became a slogan of a more degenerate gladiatorial athleticism, that to be well and strong is to be a philosopher -- _valare est philosophari_.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • Jubet, inquit, me fortuna expeditius philosophari. "

    Plutarch's Morals

  • "Themistius vero, et Boethius, et Averrois Babylonius, cum Platone, sic numeros extollunt, ut neminem absque illis posse recte philosophari putent.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 17, March, 1859

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