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China also rebuked Mongolia for allowing the Dalai Lama to visit the nation.Reuters

This is a day to philosophise and think about life. World Philosophy Day falls on November 17 each year. Philosophy helps us live our lives better as we think about the meaning of life. Here are some famous quotes and thoughts you can share with friends and family.

Check out few quotes to be shared on World Philosophy Day here:

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. - Plato

This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities. – Bertrand Russell

 The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. - Aristotle

Happiness lies in virtuous activity, and perfect happiness lies in the best activity, which is contemplative. – Aristotle

You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. - Mahatma Gandhi

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. – Epicurus

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. - Rabindranath Tagore

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. - Swami Vivekananda

Our prime purpose in this is to help others. And, if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them. - Dalai Lama

Whether you think you can, or think you can't, you're probably right. - Henry Ford

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourselves! - Chanakya

Keep away from people who try to belittle your dreams. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. - Oprah Winfrey

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy." They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. - John Lennon

It ain't over till it's over. - Yogi Berra

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. - Oscar Wilde

Change can come in either of two important ways: Start behaving positively or stop behaving negatively. - Dr Phil

Begin at the beginning... and go on till you come to the end: then stop. - Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Before enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. - Zen Buddhist Proverb

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. - Dr Seuss