Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
Compassion is the basis of all morality
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the...
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by...
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that...
One should use common words to say uncommon things.
The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small...
Business is religion, and religion is business. The man who does not make a business...
This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that...