Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it…
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Compassion is the basis of morality.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same...
Human life must be some form of mistake
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression...
Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian...
I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and...
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong;...