The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite...
One should use common words to say uncommon things.
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you...
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a...
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in...
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and...
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...