Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them....
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite...
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it...
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of...
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression...
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth,...
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have...
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.