It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask...
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win...
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of...
Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of...
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and...
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the...
To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression...
So in Europe, we had empires. Everyone had them - France and Spain and Britain...
Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous it was a complete...