Karene Jade Howie - Student of Philosophy and overworked shop keeper!Hello and welcome to the Philosophy Shop.

We really like philosophers and other creative thinkers of Human history - the Philosophy Shop represents several years work collecting over 500 quotes and portraits from many of the greatest minds of the past 3,000 years. Over the past 5 years the Philosophy Gift Shop has been one of the most popular shops at Cafepress - out of roughly 6 million shops! (Cafepress are a print on demand online shop and top 1000 website. They sell products world wide and have a full 30 day refund, making it a safe place to buy some very cool gifts for yourself and your friends.)

We hope you enjoy browsing our unique collection of photos & paintings with their eclectic mix of profound and engaging quotes.


Cheers, Karene Jade Howie - Email

PS - You are currently at the shop pages on our Philosophy website - Individual Product links go to our Philosophy Shop at Cafepress where you can purchase them.

Famous Scientists Quotes & Portraits

Famous Scientists Onine Gift Shop: Alexander Graham BellWe have a unique gallery of Science Prints with quotes and portraits of Famous Scientists, Inventors and Explorers. Our collection includes the 5th Solvay Conference 1927, Edwin Hubble, Marie and Pierre Curie, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Louis Pasteur, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, Christopher Columbus and Archimedes.

We hope you enjoy browsing our Famous Scientists Gift Shop. Cheers, Karene Jade Howie




Famous Greek Mathematician: Archimedes
Famous Greek Mathematician: Archimedes
'Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.'


Science / Hubble: Exploration of Galaxies / space
Science / Hubble: Exploration of Galaxies / space
'Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.'


Individual Improvement: Humanity Marie Curie
Individual Improvement: Humanity Marie Curie
'...each of us must work for his own improvement, and ...share a general responsibility for all humanity, ...to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.'


Nobel Philosophy: Good from Discovery Marie Curie
Nobel Philosophy: Good from Discovery Marie Curie
'I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.'


Marie Curie: Wonderful World of Science
Marie Curie: Wonderful World of Science
'All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child. ... It was like a new world opened to me, ...which I was at last permitted to know in all liberty.'


Tesla: Theory of Alternating Current
Tesla: Theory of Alternating Current
'One day man will connect his apparatus to the very wheel work of the universe ... the very forces that motivate the planets in their orbits and cause them to rotate will rotate his own machinery.'


Scientists / Inventors: Nikola Tesla
Scientists / Inventors: Nikola Tesla
'I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success. ...'


Inventor Thomas Edison: Response to Human Needs
Inventor Thomas Edison: Response to Human Needs
'I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others ... I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.'


Imagination / Edison: Creating Order from Chaos
Imagination / Edison: Creating Order from Chaos
'To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.' (Thomas Edison, 1847-1931)


Famous scientist / Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell
Famous Scientist / Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell
'Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.'


Louis Pasteur: Science Illuminates Humanity
Louis Pasteur: Science Illuminates Humanity
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.'


Confronting Truth, stubborn Resistance: Galileo
Confronting Truth, Stubborn Resistance: Galileo
'... My dear Kepler, ...they have refused, with the obstinacy of a glutted adder, to look at the planets or Moon or my telescope.'


Galileo Galilei: God Religion Reason
Galileo Galilei: God Religion Reason
'I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.'


Error of Conformity: Galileo Science Discovery
Error of Conformity: Galileo Science Discovery
'... In questions of Science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.' (Galileo Galilei, 1564 - 1642)


Revolution, Science: Kepler Astronomy Astrophysics
Revolution, Science: Kepler Astronomy Astrophysics
'The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.'


Astronomy: stars, Planets, Measurement Tycho Brahe
Astronomy: stars, Planets, Measurement Tycho Brahe
'I've studied all available charts of the planets and stars and none of them match the others. There are just as many measurements and methods as there are astronomers and all of them disagree.'


Pioneer Explorer / Discovery of America: Columbus
Pioneer Explorer / Discovery of America: Columbus
'Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World. ... And the sea will grant each man new hope ... his sleep brings dreams of home.'




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The Philosophy Shop
'The Gift of Truth Excels all Other Gifts.' (Buddha)

One of the top ten shops at Cafepress for the past two years (out of 3 million shops!).
A brilliant collection of portraits and quotes from 500 of the greatest minds in human history.

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'At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.' (Aristotle)
Ancient Greek Philosophy
'Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; it is appeased by love. This is an eternal Law.' (Buddha)
Chinese Indian Metaphysics
'I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.' (Spinoza)
Western Philosophy
'The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.' (Bertrand Russell)
20th Century Philosophers
'The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists'. (Erwin Schrodinger)
Physics Prints Science Quote
'The laws of Nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.' (Euclid)
Mathematics Mathematicians
'I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.' (Marie Curie)
Scientists Inventors
'Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.' (Seneca the Younger)
God Religion Morality
'If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.' (Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR))
Famous Leader Politics
'Since philosophy is the art which teaches us how to live, and since children need to learn it as much as we do at other ages, why do we not instruct them in it?' (Michel de Montaigne on Philosophy of Education)
Education Educational
'The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.' (Herbert Spencer)
Evolution Life Nature Ecology
'The Truth is far more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction.' (Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi)
Motivational Inspirational
'No one was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher. For poetry is the blossom and the fragrancy of all human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions, emotions, language.' (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
Metaphysical Poets & Poetry
'In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.' (George Orwell)
Literature Books Authors
'Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.' (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Musicians Composers
'No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.' (Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women)
Women Feminism Art
'Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.' (Francisco de Goya)
Renaissance Fine Art Prints
'QUESTION: What do you get when you cross the Godfather with a philosopher? ANSWER: An offer you can't understand.'
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Karene contemplating all the work she has done on the Philosophy Shop!ABOUT YOUR SHOP KEEPER: KARENE HOWIE
My partner (philosopher Geoff Haselhurst) and I are building a large philosophy website which is the source (and inspiration) for most of the Philosophy images and quotes in this shop.
We believe that Philosophy (which is ultimately about Wisdom from Truth and Reality) is important to our world (all proceeds from this shop are used to promote our work on Philosophy, Physics and Metaphysics).
Thus we also hope that you find our Philosophy Website interesting!
Cheers,
Karene. (September, 2010)


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