Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great...
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in...
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a...
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that...
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of...
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite...
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...