Philosophers - Quotes

Guess the philosophers who authored the following quotes.
To make it easier, the philosophers are listed chronologically
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Last updated: November 29, 2016
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"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"
Laozi (ca. 604 – 531 BC)
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated"
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
“One cannot step twice in the same river”
Heraclitus (ca. 540 – ca. 480 BC)
“The only thing I know is that I know nothing”
Socrates (470 – 399 BC)
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world
Plato (ca. 425 – 348 BC)
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet".
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
Death is not important. As long we are here, there is no death. And when death is there, we will not be here anymore.
Epicure (341–270 BC)
"It takes two men to fight"
Seneca the Younger (ca. 4 BC – 65 AD)
"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."
Augustine of Hippo (350-430)
“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.”
Thomas Aquinas (1225 – 1274)
In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
Desiderius Erasmus (1466 – 1536)
"One ought to be both feared and loved, but as it is difficult for the two to go together, it is much safer to be feared than loved"
Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 – 1527)
"I think, therefore I am"
René Descartes (1596 – 1650)
“We live in the best of all possible worlds”
Gottfried Leibniz (1646 – 1716)
"A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.”
David Hume (1711 – 1776)
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
Immanuel Kant (1724 – 1804)
“God is dead! He remains dead! And we have killed him.”
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900)
“Religion is the sign of the oppressed ... it is the opium of the people”
Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)
“If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?”
George Berkeley (1685 – 1753)
“Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward ”
Søren Kierkegaard (1813 – 1855)
Level 67
Nov 29, 2016
I put "Socrates" on Socrates, and the quiz didn't react. Do you mean we have to put in all those dates too?!
Level 75
Nov 29, 2016
Socrates was a misspelling. Fixed now. The dates are not needed.

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