You don’t need schooling to be a philosopher. Just an active mind and experience with life.
The word “tradition” covered it all, as it covered so many things, some useful, some foolish.
What we gain in the straightaway, we lose in the roundabouts. That’s the way the Universe works. We’ve just got to fool it somehow.
People live and die by nonsense. It’s not what is so much as what people think is.
Intuition is the art, peculiar to the human mind, of working out the correct answer from data that is, in itself, incomplete or even, perhaps, misleading.