I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of my dog; and I have similar experiences with mankind.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of one's own
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask...
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret...
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and...
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in...
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and...
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
One should use common words to say uncommon things.
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that...
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the...
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
The word of man is the most durable of all material.