Human life must be some form of mistake
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you...
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian...
Exaggeration of every kind is as essential to journalism as it is to dramatic art,...
I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong;...
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth,...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it...
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the...
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and...
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something...
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Compassion is the basis of morality.