Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to...
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it...
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as...
One should use common words to say uncommon things.
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a...
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
The middle ages showed us the results of thinking without experimentation, our present century shows...
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Exaggeration of every kind is as essential to journalism as it is to dramatic art,...
Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of...
The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of...
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a...
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is...
In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.