The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them....
Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of one's own
That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression...
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the...
Compassion is the basis of all morality
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the...
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
Many people use their youth to make their old age miserable.
You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Nature, our father and mother, gave us all we have got. The state, our elder...