The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses
I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with great riches
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the...
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth,...
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as...
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has...
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same...
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great...
To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like...
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things...
True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point...