The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same...
It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals...
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong;...
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and...
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by...
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of...
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A sense of humor is the only divine quality of man.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Man should think like few do and talk like the many others.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something...
Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win...