Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a...
Compassion is the basis of all morality
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression...
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of...
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the...
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win...
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it...
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't...