Top 88 Raheel Farooq Quotes

Life always involves some logic in its manifestations, and logic, as a rule, excludes the versatility of life from its considerations.


Hundreds of wise men cannot make the world a heaven, but one idiot is enough to turn it into a hell.


Intelligence seeks reasons behind things. Wisdom looks for things behind reasons.


Philosophers wonder when they do not know, artists when they do.


Tolerating women is surprisingly easier than understanding them.


Idiots are of two kinds: those who try to be smart and those who think they are smart.


Everyone is born with a different mind and the same heart.


The biggest challenge for human mind is human mind.


A mind can be empty of thoughts but a heart cannot be void of feelings.


The duty imposed on intellect by Life is not to suppress, but purify emotions.


Being and not being are not two different realities, but two different aspects of the same reality.


Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world.


The most brutal avenger on earth is a reality you ignored, however minor.


The most ridiculous activity of human mind is questioning. Cognition of reality surpasses both question and answer, however ingenious.


Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.


A mere love of wisdom is often enough to make oneself wiser.


Children and journalists need what they don’t need actually.


A successful father is not more successful than his children.


Life is not how we lead it. It is how children are born to lead it.


Everyone is the right person for the right person.


Humans are one, not divided, but multiplied into many.


That which does not come by logic, does not leave by logic.


Determinism gives you the freedom to do whatever you like.


The fate of man does not chase him as much as he chases his fate.


Present, rather than past, is the mother of future. So, your future must take after your present. But if it resembles more your past, the granny must be a slut!


Judge, criticize, object before you decide to believe something; but once you believe, you’re but an idiot if you need to be scrupulous any more.


If a fact does not modify your logic on being known, either you don’t believe the fact or it is not a fact.


All humans learn from each other’s mistakes. Intelligent humans learn how to avoid them, idiots how to do them.


Genuine wisdom has two major conditions: you cannot teach it, and you cannot make someone learn it.


The most crucial problem with intellectual learning is that it receives the unknown on the grounds of the known.


The greatest tragedy with a sceptic is that he cannot consign himself to truth, however he may see it.


A man of character can have what a man of intellect can imagine.


Whenever we think, we construct a world that is centred upon the object of our thinking; whenever we act, we reconstruct a world that is centred upon ourselves.


We know the value of a blessing when we don’t have it. But we only know the value of knowledge when we have enough of it.


Peace, love and beauty are goals shared by every human heart. The question is whether our minds recognize them as such.


Desire is a great virtue, but expectation is an even greater vice.


The concept of Free Will makes no sense unless associated, somehow or the other, with Absolute Determinism; it is just as a man cannot walk without gravity arresting and spurring his pace simultaneously.


Predictability is not how things will go, but how they can go.


Encouraging virtue is better than suppressing vice.


Misunderstanding is generally simpler than true understanding, and hence has more potential for popularity.


Truth can be stated simply, but cannot be understood as such.


We seldom make logical mistakes, but often have mistaken logics.


What,” “how,” “when,” etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask “why” is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect.


Philosophy is an infertile hybrid. Life is a prolific hermaphrodite.


Man is a logical machine run by the scoundrels of emotions.


Nature evaluates a character on the basis of its merits, not demerits.


The problem with human race is not that it errs, but that it does so repetitively.


Falsehood of a good man is better than truth of a bad one.


Do not judge a man by where he stands, but how he reached there.


Reason is an outcome of frailty and resentment. When Will fails to cope with the labour of life, or the life of labour, its fragile remnants are set to construct a slighter world of justifications.


Man is slave of emotions when they arise, and master of them when they don’t.


Intellect, at its best, can make you agnostic. Being theist or atheist is still a matter of choice.


A good judge is not one who is impartial, but one who has prejudice for good.


The missing link between humans and apes? It’s certainly those brutes who haven’t yet learned to respect privacy.


Evolution is more about adaptivity than adaptability.


Gratitude is an overflow of the pleasure filling your soul.


Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride.


Religion is not what appears. It’s what guides the appearance. There is an appearance of everything. But the appearance doesn’t always have something behind it.


Ideas can’t die, not because they are conceived by humans, but because time begets them.


The sense of alienation that inspires wonder, awe and fear in us is enough of a proof that life does not belong to the planet Earth.


One only knows the sins of democracy against virtue when one is worthy enough to suffer from them.


Love is not an idea, not a feeling, not a sensation, not a sentiment, not a passion, not even an emotion. It is becoming and being not… Ultimate nothingness! Complete self-annihilation!


The truth is not what I look for. It is what I look at!


Always doubtful is the one who always looks for certainty.


It’s not that people don’t know when they’ll die. It’s that they don’t seem to know they’ll die.


If philosophy has to serve some really noble purpose, it must be more observant than critical towards life.


Logic is a mere iceberg in the Mediterranean of wisdom.


Paradoxes are less paradoxical in their reference to truth than most of the most plausible axioms.


Intellect is limited, but it has one great merit; it can recognise its limits!


The greatest of fools are those who fail to mark the invisible from the nonexistent.


Intelligence is to spot paradoxes. Wisdom is to live by them.


Real comedy is not when you laugh at an idiot, it’s when the idiot laughs at you.


What is inspiration in strangers is jealousy in kinsmen.


Innocence is the most intelligent admission of stupidity.


The problem with the world is that everyone does not have a brain, but everyone does have a tongue.


If proof were the standard of truth, fallacies would constitute the ultimate reality.


Never congratulate a doctor for the fast recovery of a patient.


The greatest fear in life is not of death, but unsolicited change.


Love, endure, persist… Everything will return to you, innocent fool!


Good questions are to be appreciated, not answered.


There is none more beautiful than the lover of beauty.


Ugly truths are the biggest source of indigestion in humans.


World is so full of idiots that you can’t even imagine to escape. The only solution is isolation. But it still spares one!


The only satisfactory thing about death is that our knowledge about it is unsatisfactory.


Perhaps, it is better to be decided than undecided. But it is certainly the best to stay decidedly undecided.


Fortunately or unfortunately, the greatest authority on matters of life is life itself.


Be at peace with yourself, or you’ll be at war with everyone.


Politics is the only art whose artists regularly disown their masterpieces.



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