Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close…
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win...
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and...
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
Compassion is the basis of all morality
The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in...
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something...
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to...
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small...
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of...
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and...
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.