Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and...
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same...
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret...
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in...
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask...
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as...
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a...