The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small ones interesting
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a...
The word of man is the most durable of all material.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a...
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian...
Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his...