Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to...
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of...
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask...
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the...
The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of...
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth,...
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by...
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.