The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and...
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have...
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized In the first it is...
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has...
The middle ages showed us the results of thinking without experimentation, our present century shows...
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by...
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as...
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to...
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep...
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.