Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret...
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of...
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the...
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Compassion is the basis of all morality
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and...
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same...
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that...
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a...
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on...
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with...