Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
Compassion is the basis of all morality
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and...
One should use common words to say uncommon things.
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
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...
The word of man is the most durable of all material.
I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of...
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of...
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of...
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?